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3.0 out of 5 stars Ideas going nowhere, 5 Nov. 2011
This review is from: PI [DVD] [1999] (DVD)
Pi is stylishly shot, pacey and has a fantastic soundtrack by Clint Mansell, but it felt like a long 80 minutes for me.

It seems heavily influenced by Eraserhead but lacks the dream / nightmare quality of that film.

It sets up some interesting ideas about mathematical patterns but then doesn't know what to do with them. First 40 minutes or so were great, I was bored before the end. It all seemed a bit derivative.

Not bad, certainly not easy watching, but not great either.
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