To celebrate 50 years of monolith parodies, Warner Bros. is debuting an impressive 70mm print of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey at the Cannes Film Festival before taking the film on the road to select theaters. The re-release has the backing of Dunkirk director (and 70mm enthusiast) Christopher Nolan, who explained, “For the first time since the original release, this 70mm print was struck from new printing elements made from the original camera negative. This is a true photochemical film recreation. There are no digital tricks, remastered effects, or revisionist edits. This is the unrestored film – that recreates the cinematic event that audiences experienced 50 years ago.” Kubrick’s wife, Christiane, also lent her support to the reissue. “I am delighted that 2001: A… Read entire story.
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