Behind the scenes of 2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey was released in 1968. The film revolutionized filmmaking for its sci-fi elements and visuals.

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2001: A Space Odyssey was released in 1968. The film revolutionized filmmaking for its sci-fi elements and visuals.

By: Joseph Sanfilippo, Managing Editor of Entertainment and Media

One of Stanley Kubrick’s Biggest Inspirations was an Animated Short from Canada

Kubrick was inspired by Universe, a twenty-eight-minute film that was meant to explore space and beyond. Kubrick was so awestruck, that he hired Douglas Rain to voice HAL 9000. Rain was the narrator of Universe.