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2001: A Space Odyssey

Stanley Kubrick Reino Unido, 1968

Nicholas Gregory's rating of the film 2001: Una odisea del espacio

*Dodging bullets* A film that shows that tepid coffeehouse culture posing as high-intellect evolving into a pop-culture zeitgeist surely wasn’t started with Nolan/PTA, but maybe this Kubrick pic, that's akin-oddly worshipped. In the worst of his most-highly regarded films, Kubrick is both as in-succinct as Nolan and just as smug as Anderson. Has fine elements, but feels too-cocksure in most of its celebrated virtues.