Number of Times Seen – 1 (5 Jan 2015)
Brief Synopsis – Documentary about one of the greatest Physics experiments ever attempted where the results could change the way we all think of the world…or not.
My Take on it – I had never heard about this movie until I saw it listed last week among Tom’s favorite movies of the year.
Thanks Tom for the recommendation!
I decided to take the challenge and check it out for myself since my work has a strong connection to research and physics despite me personally not being interested in the technical aspects of science.
Ultimately, I found the premise and idea for this movie to be interesting but not nearly satisfying enough.
Perhaps if I understood the technical and scientific repercussions more fully, I’d have enjoyed it even more.
This is not to say that they don’t do a very good of explaining in layman’s terms what they are attempting to discover, but there still (justifiably) is too much scientific jargon for the uninitiated.
Despite working in a scientific atmosphere, I personally haven’t been in a physics class since high school.
I think that in order to fully appreciate the scope of this movie you need to understand the basics of what they are attempting from a scientific perspective.
Bottom Line – Interesting film but still one needs to be a scientist to fully and completely appreciate its point. Recommended!
Rating – Globe Worthy
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