I Origins

2014

Drama / Romance / Sci-Fi

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Steven Yeun as Kenny
Archie Panjabi as Priya Varma
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1hr 46 min
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Reviewed by Moviegirlxyz 10 / 10

I thought this movie was awesome!

Spoiler alert. I was apparently at the same showing as the previous reviewer who did not enjoy this movie. I was one of the 150 wait listed and just barely got in to the sold out show. Only ten on the wait list got in. I am so glad I did because this turned out to be my favorite film at Sundance - I liked it even better than Whiplash which won the Grand Jury Dramatic prize and Audience award.

It had a similar impact on me as did the movie, Contact. It asks what if? It explores the intersection of the spiritual and science - just as Contact did. The science of biometrics is relatively new and I can imagine a growing data base of biometric eye scan data where supposedly, there can only be one signature per person just like fingerprints. If that is so, then what might it mean if duplicates are found? What might it mean if a duplicate is found of a deceased person? What if a person who has a duplicate of a deceased person's eye scan also has a deep, unconscious memory of things in the deceased person's life?

This was not a perfect movie - left hanging was what should be done about a severe breech of ethics on the part of a medical doctor who wanted to examine the protagonist's child on the "pretense" of following up on early signs of autism. Also, the protagonist had a serendipitous experience with the number 11, the meaning of which was never resolved.

Still, I expect this movie will generate a lot of dialog and buzz as more and more people see it.

Great movie.

Reviewed by 851222 10 / 10

Great movie

Greetings from Lithuania.

"I Origins" (2014) is a superb drama with sci-fi elements, that looks closer to reality then fiction from recent sci-fi movies. Acting was very solid, direction, script were superb as well as the music - great stuff. This picture grabbed me from first moments till the very last end - i couldn't take my eyes from screen and was captivated in the story. At running time 1 h 48 min it never drags and is superbly paced.

Overall, "I Origins" touches great themes, approaches them with more sciences rather then fiction and does a great job of keeping you glued to the screen during the process - what else can you ask from a motion picture. Great movie.

Reviewed by hofeling-ruby 3 / 10

Not worth the time

I only went to see it because we bought a package at Sundance and were forced to pick a movie for that day, and this seemed the best pick out of a ton of undesirable options. The sad thing about this movie is that it already won the Alfred P. Sloan prize based on it's "scientific" merit....don't get me started on that, the science in this movie is nothing more than loosely woven pseudoscience. In the paraphrased words of my cousin, "It seems like it was an article written in the early 1900s about the concept of 'the eyes are the mirror to the soul' for some pulp magazine by someone who wanted to write a scientific story about it but didn't have enough scientific knowledge to do it,but did it anyway, and then someone found this story and decided to make a movie about it with pretentious and really shaky cinematography."

Not to mention that in this movie, a white rich guy is able to go to India and pluck a little girl off the streets and take her to a hotel to question her without that being addressed at all in the film as being incredibly problematic. Or how they sexualized the main female in a stereotypical "wise because she has an accent and attractive because she's not from here" way, giving her no real depth or wants or motivations beyond the main male role and her efforts to convince him in some spiritual belief of hers. To top that off, the beginning of the movie involves the lead literally stalking this woman and it's shown to be okay because apparently she was just playing hard to get and wanted him to stalk her.

There was also this weird subplot where there was some religious leader at the hotel he goes to, the same hotel where he takes the abducted Indian girl and questions her, and for a minute I was thinking the storyline of the movie was going to turn around and that the main character would be arrested for child abduction. But nope, the whole appearance of this character had absolutely no relevance to the story and was a total waste of time.

And worse, 150 people were wait-listed for this movie. I heard people muttering in the audience about how great it was. What a waste of two hours.

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