Sci-fi writing great Clarke has died. '2001' is far from my favorite Kubrick film, even though I was, shall we say, very much of the target audience in the late 1960s. Now here it is almost 40 years later, and my son in film school has completed a terrific short with an astronaut in space vs. an authoritarian computer....with a better ending...
Tuesday, March 18, 2008
Arthur C. Clarke outlived '2001' -- until today
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