3001: The Final Odyssey (1997) – Arthur C. Clarke

  The final installment of Clarke’s Odyssey series is a stronger read than the previous entry, and features yet another character from the first novel. The solar system is easier to move around in now with advancements in engineering and spacecraft, and a ship recovers a body spinning in space, that of astronaut Frank Poole……

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) – Arthur C. Clarke

  Before I dived back into the Expanse series by James S.A. Corey, I had an undeniable urge to revisit Arthur C. Clarke’s Odyssey series. I’d recently visited a planetarium, and seeing Europa up there on the screen, in orbit around the giant Jupiter just fired that urge again, so I settled in to the journey again (one…

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) – Stanley Kubrick

  As we stand on the cusp of a New Year (2013! Wow, does that sound futuristic!) I thought I would end the year with this classic from the 101 Sci-Fi Movies list. Made in 1968, this stunning visual achievement, which took home the Academy Award that year for Best Effects, it still stands a…