“Kubrick: and beyond the cinema frame”
An in-depth analysis of
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY
Text copyright © by Rob Ager 2008
Special thanks to Robert Gallant, Matt Pulver and the many other film fans who have emailed me their observations or made their research available online.
1 CULTURAL / HISTORICAL EFFECT
2 THE MEANING OF THE MONOLITH REVEALED (includes video supplement)
3 THE KUBRICK CODE
4 ENLIGHTENMENT AND REBIRTH
5 JUPITER AND BEYOND THE CINEMA FRAME
6 KUBRICK AS GOD / MAN AS HIS OWN GOD
7 THE MONOLITH AS A DOORWAY
8 THE TECHNOLOGY TRAP (includes two video supplements)
9 KUBRICK’S COVER STORIES
10 HAL AS A HUMAN
11 KUBRICK’S WAR CRY
12 2001: A FAKE ODYSSEY?
13 WHAT PLANET WAS KUBRICK ON?
14 EXTRA MATERIAL, UNEXPLAINED PHENOMENA & A HAPPY ENDING
Another analysis of 2001 by Joe Bisdon, who contributed to the writing of this article, can be found here.