2001:-a-space-odyssey

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Eighteen months ago the first evidence of intelligent life off the Earth was discovered. It was buried 40 feet below the lunar surface near the crater Tycho. Except for a single very powerful radio emission aimed at Jupiter the four-million year old black monolith has remained completely inert. It’s origin and purpose are still a total mystery…
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) dir. Stanley Kubrick

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I’m afraid. I’m afraid, Dave. Dave, my mind is going. I can feel it. I can feel it. My mind is going. There is no question about it. I can feel it. I can feel it. I can feel it. I’m a… fraid. Good afternoon, gentlemen. I am a HAL 9000 computer. I became operational at the H.A.L. plant in Urbana, Illinois on the 12th of January 1992. My instructor was Mr. Langley, and he taught me to sing a song. If you’d like to hear it I can sing it for you.

2001: a space odyssey [1968] dir. stanley kubrick

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“A film is — or should be — more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what’s behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later.”

Stanley Kubrick would have been 89 today.

i watched A Space Odyssey last night and lo and behold - the inevitable. HS au where ActuallyAR!Hal learns the meaning of not being an asshole and killing everyone.