June 9th, 2016

Steph Chloe Dartagnan

Primer

I just watched the movie "Primer," in which some guys working in their garage accidentally invent a time machine that can only go back a few days at most (I think), and after experimenting with it cautiously, they start using it to try to make money.

It's a great movie, though it starts out a little slow. Then after a while it starts getting confusing. I think the confusion was intentional, given what the protags are going through, because the audience's confusion appears to mirror the protags' growing confusion as they lose track of their travels through time.

There are some questions I'm left with that might require me to watch it again, though I'm unsure how much more sense it will make if the confusion is indeed intentional (dunno if it is or not). Some questions I have:

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