This week in Mal’s World, the classic sci-fi film 2001: A Space Odyssey returns to theatres this week for its 50th anniversary celebration. Mal Vincent recalls reviewing the film when it was released in 1968, when he was a relative newcomer to the movie critic scene himself. Over the years, readers have continued to liken Mal to the film’s villainous computer, “Hal.” What does he think of the comparison? To catch a showing of the film visit

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