Newswire: Steven Soderbergh posts his 110-minute recut of 2001: A Space Odyssey

While retired from feature film directing, Steven Soderbergh has been plenty busy with other projects. In addition to his work on The Knick and his contributions to the Magic Mike sequel, he has also used what should ostensibly be his downtime to work on his craft of editing as a way of better understanding film. Previously, he mashed up the two versions of Alfred Hitchcock and Gus Van Sant’s Psycho to reveal the subtle changes made between the films and how those affect viewing. He also redid Raiders Of The Lost Ark as a black-and-white film with a Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross soundtrack, which illustrated Steven Spielberg’s expert command at blocking and shot composition. With each of these projects, Soderbergh attempts to distill filmmaking down to its essentials, and in doing so, offering free master classes to aspiring filmmakers everywhere.

Soderbergh’s latest exercise, found on his …

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