Trailer Tracks: 2010 – The Year We Make Contact (1984) – Peter Hyams

It’s difficult to follow in the steps of a master, especially one like Kubrick, but this sequel to 2001: A Space Odyssey, based on Arthur C. Clarke’s fantastic novels, bravely tried to do that. Some of it works, some of it doesnt, some of the effects look horrid when compared to the older original film, but the mystery of the Discovery, and that of Europa tease and tantalize…

Starring Roy Scheider, Helen Mirren, John Lithgow, Bob Balaban, Keir Dullea, Elya Baskin, Dana Elcar and Mary Jo Deschanel, this one may be finding its way back into my blu-ray player sooner rather than later…


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