How Kubrick Made 2001: A Space Odyssey – Part 7: Jupiter and Beyond the Infinite [B]

In this final section, we take a look at the second half of the “Jupiter and Beyond the Infinite” sequence including: alien concepts, the mysterious room, deleted scenes, old age make-up, the origin of the Starchild and how they achieved the effect, the ambiguity, the premiere, positive and negative reviews, marketing, predictions that came true, references in popular culture, the film’s legacy, and acknowledgments.

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This video essay was written, edited, and narrated by Tyler Knudsen.

Letters praising the film:

2001Italia –
Cinephilia & Beyond –
TV Store Online –

Remembering Stanley Kubrick – Steven Spielberg (Paul Joyce 1999):
2001 Space Odyssey Interview w. Arthur C. Clarke – part 1:
2001 A Space Odyssey Vinyl Record Side 2 read by Arthur C Clarke:
Douglas Trumbull on 2001 Oscar:
Stanley Kubrick Wins Special Effects- 1969 Oscars:
The Dawn of Man BFI Live British Film Institute (2010)
2001 – The Making of a Myth

Cinefex #85
The Making of Kubrick’s 2001
Playboy Magazine (Sep. 1968)
Sir Arthur C. Clarke: Odyssey of a Visionary: A Biography by Neil McAleer
Lennart Neilsson Wiki


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