2001: A Space Odyssey
Playing as part of our 70mm Extravaganza, in honor of the Hollywood Theatre’s 90th birthday!
A SPACE ODYSSEY (1968): Stanley Kubrick’s landmark sci-fi epic begins
at the dawn of man, with a black monolith which dwarfs a group of
hominids. Flash forward to the 21st century, when the discovery of a
similar structure on the moon’s surface prompts an expedition to
investigate. Eighteen months later, on a voyage to Jupiter, two
astronauts, Bowman and Poole (Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood), run afoul
of their ship’s man-made HAL 9000 computer, who tries to kill them.
When Bowman escapes HAL and travels to Jupiter in an escape pod, he
discovers another monolith which pulls him into its mysterious,
- 149 minutes
- Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester
- Stanley Kubrick