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Unrestored 2001: A Space Odyssey Heads to IMAX in November

A new and yet also old version of Kubrick's dazzling 2001 is set to show on the London Science Museum's IMAX cinema screen this November, with the event proudly using a new version of the film made from the original 70mm negatives and therefore free from any modern restoration or digital retouching. Read More >>

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This Light-Up HAL 9000 USB Flash Drive Can’t Sing, But Probably Won’t Kill You Either

Master Replicas, makers of some of the finest lightsaber replicas in any galaxy, sadly closed its doors back in 2008. Last year, however, part of its original team opened Master Replicas Group, a new company that’s relaunching with a series of 2001: A Space Odyssey collectibles to start, including a flash drive based on one of Hollywood’s most terrifying villains. Read More >>

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This Brand New Trailer for the Re-Release of 2001: A Space Odyssey is Perfect

I mean, holy crap, I think this is the best movie trailer I've ever seen. Which, duh, makes sense since 2001: A Space Odyssey is a masterpiece and probably the best sci-fi movie ever but this new trailer, made to promote its theatrical re-release on November 28th in the UK is absolute perfection. Read More >>

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Watch 2001: A Space Odyssey as a 60-Second Cartoon

2001: A Space Odyssey earns the term "epic" more than almost any other movie. The two-hour-and-forty-one-minute cinema classic is an absolute must-watch. But if you don't have that kind of time, Speedrun just very loosely condensed the plot down to a mere 60 seconds. Read More >>

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What We Thought the Year 2001 Would Look Like Back in 1967

The godfather of US network news, Walter Cronkite, had a regular show on CBS called "The 21st Century" that showed off technology of the future. One episode that aired on March 12, 1967 showed off what a home would look like in 2001: 3D TV, videophones, some gigantic machine that sounds a lot like Twitter, robot servants and more. Read More >>

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Never Ask the IRIS 9000 iPhone Dock To Lie

Though cleverly named the IRIS 9000 to dodge any legal trouble with MGM, 2001: A Space Odyssey fans should have no trouble recognising this HAL 9000 doppleganger that's designed to make using Siri feel a little more sci-fi. But whatever you do, don't ask it to lie or conceal the truth. Read More >>

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What if the iPhone Was Responsible for the Evolution of Man?

If the iPhone was the catalyst for human evolution, it probably would have looked something like this 2001-inspired iPhone dock, which combines Lego, Apple and Stanley Kubrick in a single, glorious entity. Consider it your alpha and omega, [Reddit via Wired Design] Read More >>