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Comment: Kubrick switched to Jupiter due to F/X ease (Score 2) 141

by peter303 (#48989605) Attached to: The Strangest Moon In the Solar System
In one of the books on the Making of 2001 Kubrick it was hard to obtain the F/X artisitc effect he wanted of Saturn and Iapetus, so he switched to a black-gate orbiting Jupiter. The movie and the book were co-made at the same time, mostly agreeing. Jupiter is one choice because its the second largest thing in the Solar System. Clark instread, chose something so odd, that could not be natural.

Q: How many IBM CPU's does it take to execute a job? A: Four; three to hold it down, and one to rip its head off.