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Movie Recommendaiton - "The Man who knew Infinity"

Postby PNGMK » Thu, 16 Jun 2016 10:12 am

An excellent biopic about brilliant East Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan (Dev Patel) who travels to Trinity College in England to work with professor G.H. Hardy (Jeremy Irons).

I found this movie quite profound to watch in Singapore because of the never ending ongoing immigration debates both here and (right now) in the USA. Many of Ramanujan's formulas's are still being proven true and some are being used to model black holes - over 100 years after he developed them.
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Re: Movie Recommendaiton - "The Man who knew Infinity"

Postby rajagainstthemachine » Thu, 16 Jun 2016 11:15 am

where is it playing ?
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Postby PNGMK » Thu, 16 Jun 2016 11:23 am

Lido. Move fast. The good movies never last long here. I know it's playing tonight though. There were no spare seats last night. Take some tissues.
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Postby rajagainstthemachine » Thu, 16 Jun 2016 11:28 am

I think i will watch it this week
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Re: Movie Recommendaiton - "The Man who knew Infinity"

Postby PNGMK » Thu, 16 Jun 2016 11:34 am

Go tonight. Arty farty films like this can disappear in a blink. Go and do not regret. Take Ms Ukraine.
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Postby rajagainstthemachine » Fri, 17 Jun 2016 5:45 pm

going tonight with Miss Ukr. ;)
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Postby PNGMK » Fri, 17 Jun 2016 9:58 pm

Take some tissues. It's surprisingly a bit of a tear jerker.
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Re: Movie Recommendaiton - "The Man who knew Infinity"

Postby PNGMK » Sat, 18 Jun 2016 12:19 am

Come on Raj. Would you please climb off Ms Babushka and give us a review?
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Re: Movie Recommendaiton - "The Man who knew Infinity"

Postby rajagainstthemachine » Sat, 18 Jun 2016 11:31 am

lmao!! I just woke up...!
he movie was really good! the characters Hardy, little-wood were great, it is a bit moving though and its hard not to feel sad.
however the only bothersome part I have is with casting dev patel in every Indian themed movie, there are better actors than him that they could have picked.
the part about Ramanujan's mom and her coldness towards his wife is probably not true at all and where was his dad? we were taught a completely different story about him in school.
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Re: Movie Recommendaiton - "The Man who knew Infinity"

Postby PNGMK » Sat, 18 Jun 2016 11:56 am

rajagainstthemachine wrote:lmao!! I just woke up...!
he movie was really good! the characters Hardy, little-wood were great, it is a bit moving though and its hard not to feel sad.
however the only bothersome part I have is with casting dev patel in every Indian themed movie, there are better actors than him that they could have picked.
the part about Ramanujan's mom and her coldness towards his wife is probably not true at all and where was his dad? we were taught a completely different story about him in school.


Actually that was his grandmother I thought and even if it was his mother she played a perfect Indian MIL! His father did disappear off the scene in my understanding of his bio. I don't follow Dev Patel enough to know that but I thought he did a great job.
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Re: Movie Recommendaiton - "The Man who knew Infinity"

Postby rajagainstthemachine » Sat, 18 Jun 2016 12:13 pm

PNGMK wrote:Actually that was his grandmother I thought and even if it was his mother she played a perfect Indian MIL! His father did disappear off the scene in my understanding of his bio. I don't follow Dev Patel enough to know that but I thought he did a great job.


I watched Dev patel in slum dog millionaire, the exotic marigold hotel, then the sequel to that etc and by the time you watch this, his acting has a pattern you get tired of.
you should watch the exotic marigold hotel though, it is really nice, but don't watch the sequel.
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Re: Movie Recommendaiton - "The Man who knew Infinity"

Postby PNGMK » Sat, 18 Jun 2016 12:19 pm

I watched the Exotic - it was ok but I specifically avoided the sequel. It had a bad vibe. Did the Babushka enjoy the movie?
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Re: Movie Recommendaiton - "The Man who knew Infinity"

Postby rajagainstthemachine » Sat, 18 Jun 2016 12:21 pm

PNGMK wrote:I watched the Exotic - it was ok but I specifically avoided the sequel. It had a bad vibe. Did the Babushka enjoy the movie?


yep, she thinks Indian moms are the worst in the world :lol:
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Re: Movie Recommendaiton - "The Man who knew Infinity"

Postby rajagainstthemachine » Sat, 18 Jun 2016 12:22 pm

and use a spell check for god sake PNGMK check the thread title.
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Re: Movie Recommendaiton - "The Man who knew Infinity"

Postby x9200 » Sat, 18 Jun 2016 12:51 pm

Have to wait till the dvd is out. Is it somehow similar in spirit to A Beautiful Mind?


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