My dad and I were just talking about this.
As a parallel, in Back to the Future, The Doc is talking to Marty about going 25 years into the future.
I really wish they hadn't made this movie. It was a pretty good movie on its own but by no means comparable to 2001 either in vision, or in depth.
I think at some points in the film Roy Scheider is seen using a huge clunky portable computer on the beach, and an audio cassette player.
Terrible way to attempt to continuing the story of an epic masterpiece.
So because a better film of a similar vein was made, another film you admit was good shouldn't be made?
Some Like It Hot is considered to be one of the best cross-dressing movies ever made, yet The Birdcage is still held in high regard. There is lots of space on the DVD shop's shelves..