By Ryan L.
Being the caring, sharing family that we are, we (Amanda’s siblings and one sibling-in-law) decided to help with one of her most difficult challenges yet – watching one of her ‘top 100’ movies of all time – 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Top 100 *what* is an interesting concept in this case. I’m sure Amanda would agree – it is very unclear what criteria this list of movies was judged on, so I guess we can only fall back to the technically correct interpretation of this label; “A numerically descending ordered list of 100 movies, from a discrete set of movies, for which the most number of people have clicked a button nominating it as their favourite.”
This is really the only criterion by which ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ could ever make it to the Top 100 of anything, and I can honestly say that the only good thing about this film was that it eventually ended. [I assume, we couldn’t actually make it through the whole 2.5 hours as a team, so I guess Amanda will have to suck it up on her own for the latter half].
Anyway, as to the movie itself, I’m going to let another arbitrary list act as the review for this one; “Top 4 phrases by which people have input to Google to find more information on this film”:
What did you think of Ryan’s review? Let us know in the comments below!
Update: In view of early feedback to my review, and to qualify my position further, I would like to include the following references: