2001: a Space Odyssey.
2001: A Space Odyssey (MGM MGM
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U.S. corporation and film studio. It was formed when the film distributor Marcus Loew, who bought Metro Pictures in 1920, merged it with the Goldwyn production company in 1924 and with Louis B. Mayer Pictures in 1925. , 1968). Before Lucas or Spielberg, Stanley Kubrick Noun 1. Stanley Kubrick - United States filmmaker (born in 1928)
Kubrick invented the modern sci-fi film and its heart-stopping special effects.
Even when it was just released, people knew that Kubrick's almost metaphysical translation of Arthur Clarke's tale would be a cult and standard classic.
If hardly a person alive can remember the full plot to this movie, it still burned more images and questions into our hearts than any other modern film.
Not to be missed is humanity's invention of itself with the discovery of the first weapon, and supercomputer HAL's lip-reading surveillance of the human masters it is about to overthrow. But my favorite will always be HAL Hal: see Halle, Belgium.
In Sufism, a state of mind reached from time to time by mystics during their journey toward God. The ahwal (plural of hal) are God-given graces that appear when a soul is purified of its attachments to the material world. pleading for its cybernetic cy·ber·net·ics
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The theoretical study of communication and control processes in biological, mechanical, and electronic systems, especially the comparison of these processes in biological and artificial systems. soul.