Today in Kubrick News, we have not one, but TWO upcoming sci-fi epics that are being touted as the next 2001!
In one corner, we have current reigning box office heavyweight champion of the world Christopher Nolan, whose highly touted big budget epic Interstellar, about which MoviePlot claims "comparisons to Kubrick's 2001 are already being made."
And in the challenger's corner, we have writer/director Luc Besson's Lucy, which is being described by People's World as "arguably the most visually visionary science fiction movie since Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey."
Will anybody remember either of these two films in five years' time? Maybe, maybe not. But there's one thing you can be sure of... in five years' time there will be yet another crop of sci-fi flicks vying to "the new 2001."