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Our glorious friends at the Loft Cinema are giving us 70 mm screening of 2001: A Space Oddessy on Saturday, Jan. 2, 7 p.m. (3233 E. Speedway Blvd.). Yes, the folks at the Loft are right. How can you go wrong with popcorn, beer and a killer film? But this is Kubrick, folks. And he gave us this kind of bone chilling scene (thank you, Stanley):

Dave Bowman: Hello, HAL. Do you read me, HAL?  HAL: Affirmative, Dave. I read you.  Dave Bowman: Open the pod bay doors, HAL.  HAL: I'm sorry, Dave. I'm afraid I can't do that.  Dave Bowman: What's the problem?  HAL: I think you know what the problem is just as well as I do.  Dave Bowman: What are you talking about, HAL?  HAL: This mission is too important for me to allow you to jeopardize it.  Dave Bowman: I don't know what you're talking about, HAL.  HAL: I know that you and Frank were planning to disconnect me, and I'm afraid that's something I cannot allow to happen.  Dave Bowman: [feigning ignorance] Where the hell did you get that idea, HAL?  HAL: Dave, although you took very thorough precautions in the pod against my hearing you, I could see your lips move.  Dave Bowman: Alright, HAL. I'll go in through the emergency airlock.  HAL: Without your space helmet, Dave? You're going to find that rather difficult.  Dave Bowman: HAL, I won't argue with you anymore! Open the doors!  HAL: Dave, this conversation can serve no purpose anymore. Goodbye.

For more info on the screening, visit

www.theloftcinema.org.

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