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Clarke, and the Making of a Masterpiece ⇻ At last The dense, intense, detailed, and authoritative saga of the making of the greatest motion picture Ive ever seen, A Space Odyssey I now have reason to see Kubricks proverbial really good science fiction movie anothertimes Michael Benson has done the Cosmos a great service Tom Hanks Over the years, so much has been written aboutand its creation that I thought we knew all that there was to know And then, I received a copy of Michael Bensons lively, exciting and exhaustively researched book, which further expands our understanding of what is truly one of the greatest films ever made Martin Scorsese A detailed and often thrilling account of one intense, unforgettable collaboration Its a tremendous explication of a tremendous film Breathtaking Sibbie O Sullivan Washington Post An engrossing, immersive examination of the long path to Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C Clarkes masterpiece The pairs fraught but hugely successful relationship forms the backdrop of this astonishing tale of obsessive genius at work Ben Dickinson The New York Times Book Review Scores of books and videos about and its director have appeared over the half century since its premiere, yet it would be difficult to envision anything offering the abundance of telling anecdotes, technical detail and keen insight that fills Bensons Space Odyssey Douglass K Daniel Associated Press A deep, informative and entertaining dive into the making of the movie Dennis Overbye The New York Times Michael Bensons Space Odyssey Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C Clarke and the Making of a Masterpiece is a masterpiece about a masterpiecea passionately written, impeccably researched book about a great directors pushing himself, his cast and crew beyond safety or sanity in a relentless quest for a non verbal vision of the transcendent future of both space and film itself Scott Eyman, author of John Wayne The Life and Legend and Hank and Jim The Fifty Year Friendship of Henry Fonda and James Stewart Enlightening Asolid companion piece to a sci fi classic, both for newbies trying to figure out the movies existential questions andlongtime HAL lovers who want to know everything about two guys and their grand movie mission Brian Truitt USA Today A HAL of a good story Sloane Crosley Vanity Fair Despite the attention Benson lavishes on the humansKubrick and ClarkeHALwould have been proud of this smart, fluent, and meticulously researched account of the making of a sci fi classic Peter Biskind, author of Easy Riders, Raging Bulls How the Sex, Drugs, and Rock n Roll Generation Saved Hollywood This thoroughly researched, multivoiced narrative should become essential reading for anyone wanting to penetrate the mysteries that continue to swirl around this work and its creator Without trying to be a biography, it also grants us much insight into the enigmatic director of one of the most compelling science fiction visions in the history of the cinema JP Telotte Science Rich, readable Benson is an avid researcherhe delivers expert inside stuff David Thomson The San Francisco Chronicle A fascinating, detail rich account of the long slog to make the science fiction masterpieceA Space OdysseyAn endlessly interesting narrative Essential for students of film history, to say nothing of Kubricks most successful movie Kirkus Reviews starred review If Kubricks masterpiece was a remarkable voyage into the future, Michael Bensons book is a delightful voyage back in time For those of us inspired by the film, this book provides a delicious peek into landmark collaboration of two creative geniuses and the lasting gift they provided for all of us Lawrence M Krauss, Foundation Professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration, Director of the Origins Project at Arizona State University, and author of The Physics of Star Trek, A Universe from Nothing, and The Greatest Story Ever Told So Far Kubricks risk taking is the through line of Michael Bensons Space Odyssey, an omnivorously curious account of how the movie came to be An enlightening and entertaining narrative rich in both pointed anecdotes and lucid technical expositions Geoffrey OBrien The Wall Street Journal Bensons book is fascinating, every page startles, and its a much needed and comprehensive history of the making ofAS Hamrah Bookforum Writer photographer filmmaker Benson provides a highly detailed, comprehensive account of thefilm And methodically documents how Kubrick drew inspiration from a range of sources to adapt for the screen By the end, he makes a compelling case thatA Space Odyssey is both uniquely Kubricks film and utterly original Library Journal starred reviewMichael Benson works at the intersection of art and science An artist, writer, and filmmaker, hes a Fellow of the NY Institute of the Humanities and a past Visiting Scholar at the MIT Media Labs Center for Bits and Atoms In addition to Space Odyssey he has written such books as Cosmigraphics Picturing Space Through Time, a finalist for the Science and Technology award at theLos Angeles Times Festival of Books Bensons planetary landscape photography exhibitions have been shown internationally He has contributed to many publications including The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, Smithsonian, and Rolling Stone Visit Michael Benson