What makes a film a classic? In this column, film scholar Bruce Isaacs looks at a classic film and analyses its brilliance.
2001: A Space Odyssey was released 50 years ago but it remains as relevant today as it was in 1968.
The film was a collaboration between Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke. Both were determined to make a science fiction film that would not date. They succeeded brilliantly. 2001 has not only stood the test of time, but remains one of the greatest films ever made.
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