Creation, Mathematics, and the Mind of God

The main character in the film Pi (1998), named Max, is searching for a number (perhaps a solution to a mathematical equation) that holds the key to understanding fundamental truths. The film itself never makes clear what kind of truths are waiting to be discovered (scientific? religious? philosophical? abstract? Etc.), although we do learn that … Continue reading Creation, Mathematics, and the Mind of God

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Pi (2008), an irrational film, will screen this Friday

Pi (1998), written and directed by Darren Aronofsky, will be screened this Friday (May 2). The theme for our May films is, “The Universe in Three Acts”, and each of the three films we are discussing this month deals with a particular approach to trying to understand the fundamental nature of our universe. Those of … Continue reading Pi (2008), an irrational film, will screen this Friday

PI SCREENS @ CSL

  Fellow Film Club Members & Movie Buffs:   The intriguing beguiling theme for this month’s movie selections: “The Universe in Three Acts”. April has nearly waned, and sweet May looms lovely on all of our horizons. In May the Tacoma Film Club will screen this Friday, May 2, 2014, the intriguing & mysterious film, PI (1998), … Continue reading PI SCREENS @ CSL