2001: A Space Odyssey

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Space oddity: song rejected by Kubrick for 2001 released after 52 years
Stanley Kubrick asked a young publicist to write a track for his movie, but didn’t use it. Now we can all hear it

Vanessa Thorpe, Arts and Media Correspondent

17, Jan, 2021 @7:15 AM

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I've never seen … 2001: A Space Odyssey
Continuing our series in which writers fess up to – and rectify – gaps in their film education, Cath Clarke on whether Kubrick’s space epic stands up

Cath Clarke

30, Mar, 2020 @8:30 AM

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From Fight Club to Brief Encounter: how self-isolation would change classic films
It’s now difficult to watch movies without worrying about the two-metre rule – here are the retrospective plot changes required to mean old movies pass muster

Stuart Heritage

24, Mar, 2020 @4:16 PM

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Inside the odyssey: taking a closer look at Stanley Kubrick's 2001
At an expansive new exhibition in New York, the director’s defining science fiction opus is explored in detail with help from those who made it with him

Jordan Hoffman

16, Jan, 2020 @8:15 AM

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Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition review – catnip for mid-century modern fans
An exhibition of the enigmatic film-maker’s paraphernalia is rich in detail but low on magic

Catherine Slessor

28, Apr, 2019 @6:59 AM

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Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition review – from erotic milk bars to haunted hotels
Design Museum, London
This astounding exhibition reveals the obsessive level of genius the great director showed, whether inventing the space age – or restaging the Vietnam war in a London gas works

Oliver Wainwright

25, Apr, 2019 @10:54 AM

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Nine films that should have won best picture at the Oscars
The Academy’s biggest oversights and most controversial choices from nine decades of ceremonies

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

18, Feb, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Douglas Rain, voice of HAL in 2001: A Space Odyssey, dies aged 90
The actor best known for his role in Stanley Kubrick’s sci-fi classic was a leading Shakespearean in his native Canada and also played on Broadway

Andrew Pulver

12, Nov, 2018 @2:21 PM

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‘Festival of Stanley’: touring Kubrick exhibition heads to UK
London to host 2019 tribute to film-maker behind The Shining and A Clockwork Orange

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

04, Oct, 2018 @4:00 PM

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Christopher Nolan at Cannes: 'I want the young to sit in awe at 2001: A Space Odyssey'
‘Archbishop of Analogue’ explains rationale behind new restored 70mm print of Stanley Kubrick’s classic, as well as revealing the through line between his own three Batman movies

Jordan Hoffman

12, May, 2018 @10:04 PM

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Kubrick’s 2001: the film that haunts our dreams of space
The film director’s masterpiece, which has influenced scientists and artists alike, is 50 years old this month

Robin McKie Observer Science Editor

15, Apr, 2018 @5:59 AM

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Stanley Kubrick 'risked stuntman's life' making 2001: A Space Odyssey
Director refused to stop filming as stuntman Bill Weston lost consciousness, new book claims

Dalya Alberge

05, Apr, 2018 @12:35 PM

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