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19. HAL was an asshole.
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  -I saw "2001" for the first time Saturday- Answer me anything! Beware the Beast Man  Jul-19-04 10:29 AM   #0 
  - If you pull out the  Q3JR4   Jul-19-04 10:30 AM   #1 
  - Thank you. (spoiler)  Beware the Beast Man   Jul-19-04 10:31 AM   #2 
     - It's a trip. Literally.  NewYorkerfromMass   Jul-19-04 11:10 AM   # 
     - And then they  BullGooseLoony   Jul-19-04 11:18 AM   #26 
     - I think he's just  BullGooseLoony   Jul-19-04 11:19 AM   #27 
     - No. The starchild was benevolent.  NewYorkerfromMass   Jul-19-04 11:54 AM   #33 
     - that is kubrick's interpretation of the stargate  Chef_Ramen_Noodle   Jul-19-04 11:37 AM   #32 
  - It is an essay on the human condition...  MallRat   Jul-19-04 10:36 AM   #3 
  - Sure, because the famous "edit" in the film shows...  Westegg   Jul-19-04 11:05 AM   #14 
     - Someone also pointed out here that the conversation over drinks  Richardo   Jul-19-04 11:09 AM   #16 
     - Actually an orbiting nuclear weapons platform  NewYorkerfromMass   Jul-19-04 11:12 AM   #20 
  - See it in a theater? Or at home...  Westegg   Jul-19-04 10:36 AM   #4 
  - Don't forget Bell  Beware the Beast Man   Jul-19-04 10:37 AM   #5 
     - Right! I knew I was forgetting a big one.. Ha ha ha!...  Westegg   Jul-19-04 10:56 AM   #9 
     - Time Machine- the talking rings  Beware the Beast Man   Jul-19-04 10:58 AM   #10 
        - Wow, I think you may be right! I'll watch it again---on DVD.  Westegg   Jul-19-04 11:01 AM   #11 
     - ...or the Soviet Union  Richardo   Jul-19-04 11:13 AM   #21 
        - Yes..that pretty much kills "2010" on arrival.  Beware the Beast Man   Jul-19-04 11:32 AM   #30 
        - VERY good point. I should watch it again and note all such things... (n/t  Westegg   Jul-19-04 02:02 PM   #37 
  - Lousy adaptation of CLARKE's book  Sandpiper   Jul-19-04 10:39 AM   #6 
  - ??  Richardo   Jul-19-04 11:14 AM   #22 
     - Arthur Miller?  BullGooseLoony   Jul-19-04 11:15 AM   #23 
        - Duh, Clarke  Sandpiper   Jul-19-04 11:17 AM   #25 
  - Did you view HAL as the hero of the story? I did.  Aristus   Jul-19-04 10:39 AM   #7 
  - A tragic hero  Beware the Beast Man   Jul-19-04 10:50 AM   #8 
  - HAL was an asshole.  BullGooseLoony   Jul-19-04 11:12 AM   #19 
     - He was polite, though, wasn't he?  Aristus   Jul-19-04 11:22 AM   #28 
        - ...and then murdered him and sent the body hurtling toward Jupiter  Richardo   Jul-19-04 11:26 AM   #29 
           - That's a funny damn post!  phillybri   Jul-19-04 01:03 PM   #35 
              - Rammed.  NewYorkerfromMass   Jul-19-04 01:29 PM   #36 
  - Did you fall asleep like I did?  fudge stripe cookays   Jul-19-04 11:03 AM   #12 
  - You're so ambiguous, FSC...what is it you're trying to say?  Richardo   Jul-19-04 11:05 AM   #13 
  - The book was even better.  BullGooseLoony   Jul-19-04 11:10 AM   #17 
  - What do you think happened to the guy at the end?  BullGooseLoony   Jul-19-04 11:09 AM   #15 
  - He becomes the dancing old guy in the Six Flags commercials...  Richardo   Jul-19-04 11:10 AM   #18 
     - da da da da da DUH DUH....  fudge stripe cookays   Jul-19-04 11:16 AM   #24 
  - One of mny favorite movies of all time!  bif   Jul-19-04 11:32 AM   #31 
  - "2001"? Don't remember all that stuff happening  zbdent   Jul-19-04 12:57 PM   #34 
 

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