2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Stanley Kubrick’s film split many of the early critics who “took the trip.”  Some were astonished and approving, some were bored out of their minds, and some were simply baffled by what they saw on the screen.  In 50 words by 9 am Thursday morning, relate your own experience of watching 2001: A Space Odyssey.  As I will explain in class, I believe this experiential component is essential to our understanding of the film as a revolutionary work of science fiction.