A Movie about Geeks for Geeks
By pcr on Tet 11, 2004
This weekend's cinematic outing was Primer.   Cherryl Dawson and Leigh Ann Palone, The Movie Chicks, summed it up as, "The movie is hard to describe and even harder to fully grasp. It's not for everybody, but could be a cult hit amongst the pocket-protector crowd." I know they are talking about me and, if you are reading this, perhaps they are talking about you too. Four guys extend their extreme engineering work weeks in a garage and develop something amazing. The protagonists are engineers and dramatic and compelling. Shot on an amazingly low budget (note the picture of the device itself), this movie demonstrates it is not a multimillion dollar blockbuster in lots of ways, but it is creative in the way the movies Pi or Momento were.