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In this sequel to 2001: A Space Odyssey, a joint American- Soviet expedition is sent to Jupiter to discover what went wrong with the U.S.S. Discovery against a backdrop of growing global tensions. Among the mysteries the expedition must explain are the appearance of a huge black monolith in Jupiter's orbit and the fate of H.A.L., the Discovery's sentient computer. Based on a novel written by Arthur C. Clarke. Written by
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The pod that Max takes for his ride to the Monolith has a Russian word "GRAMPI" written on it. This word is a Russian transliteration of the English word "GRUMPY". In Russian the correct word would be "SERDITY". (However, the character of Grumpy in the Russian translation of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) was named "BORCHUN"). See more »
The reactions to this film sum up a problem of perception that many film
buffs seem to have. To such people, Kubrick was a genius. Kubrick made
2001 is a *Kubrick* story. Therefore 2010 is by definition a presumptuous
attempt to explain what Kubrick deliberately left unsaid. etc.
Sorry, 2001 is an *Arthur C Clarke* story. He wrote a sequel to his own
story, called it "2010" and *he* explained what Kubrick left unsaid. I'd
he had a right. Then someone buys the film rights and produces a fine
And it *is* a fine movie. Intelligence far in excess of the usual
SciFi garbage (Independence Day or Starship Troopers anyone?).
The scenes with Keir Dullea were far more chilling than anything in the
Arteur theory is still alive and well, I see.
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