Awesome concept. The editor really changed the source material to fit the new
subject matter, and pulled it off convincingly. There's some odd visual anomalies
here and there, but they don't detract from the viewing experience. Good music. At
first, I thought this might have been something along the lines of Minority Report or
Radar Secret Service - exploring the potential impact of new technology on the
science of criminal investigation. Instead, it's about the lengths one might go to
prove their innocence - or hide their guilt, perhaps. Great stuff.
Well, very interesting short. Pi's a pretty crazy movie as is, so chopping it up and playing with the narrative, as the editor has done, makes it even crazier. It's kind of confusing at times, though I think that was probably intended. The decision to make this a silent is a cool one (and I appreciate the color tint). The use of title cards is skillful, though I think there might have been an over reliance, and I'm not sure completely bought the narrative. However, this is, nonetheless, great work.
- Interesting introduction to lay the ground work (and nice to have scenes accompanying the text)
cool song as well
- Video quality was fine save for a few random times where it seemed like a flash of red came on the upper quarter of the screen for a frame or two
- Music choices were great and IMO conveyed the meaning and feeling of the scenes
- Overall I enjoyed this short. Very “outside the box” and clever idea to use a movie about a man obsessed with numbers/solving an equation and change it into a man obsessed with solving a crime.