2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 sci-fi masterpiece “2001: A Space Odyssey,” the Somerville Theatre will be screening a brand new, limited edition 70mm print of the film on June 1-14, 2018.
Struck from a newly-made internegative, these new prints will be made using the old-fashioned photochemical method. One of only five in existence, the Somerville's screening of this newly-struck print will be a true cinematic event, affording filmgoers the rare opportunity to experience this landmark film in as close a form as its director intended, without the addition or use of any digital enhancements or effects.
In Stanley Kubrick's masterpiece of science fiction, an imposing black monolith provides a connection between the past and the future in this enigmatic adaptation of a short story by revered sci-fi author Arthur C. Clarke. When Dr. Dave Bowman (Keir Dullea) and other astronauts are sent on a mysterious mission, their ship's computer system, HAL9000, begins to display increasingly strange behavior, leading up to a tense showdown between man and machine that results in a mind-bending trek through space and time.