It’s taken me a day to really be able to gather my thoughts about this film. It’s personal and touching and absolutely beautiful. Perfection in terms of filmmaking. The score is an absolute delight and I’ve been listening to it since the second the film ended. And the performances were all outstanding. I loved the three act structure and I think it worked really well. Most films deal with time jumps in a really jarring way but this absolutely nailed it. I don’t really know what to say about this film, it’s just gorgeous.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
2001: A Space Odyssey
This was not a movie, this was an experience.
It was the single worst experience of my life.
This review will have three parts: Initial physical and emotional reactions to the film, in the build-up to it, during it, during the intermission, and afterwards; analysis of the film itself and what I personally think of it as a product; and finally a revisitation of my physical and emotional reactions and analysis of the film, after having…