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2001: A Space Odyssey
At first I struggled to really link what was happening in the movies with the course content, nor did I engage in much conversation with others. I was just having too much fun making jokes about the movies.
However I did begin to see a strong connection to the future in this film. This is emphasised in my tweet where I am comparing siri, a modern digital assistant to Hal, a technological advancement that was so foreign during the 60s when the film was made.
I also found it quite ironic that such an old film was able to adapt and relate to us today through space odyssey merchandise catered to the pandemic.
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