Antitrust (2001)


Can AI paintings personalize their display? What’s a dolly zoom shot? And is this movie any good? Listen now to find out! Scott Croco and Matt Janulewicz unhack Antitrust (2001) in this podcast episode.

When a software engineer gets a dream job, he must put his ethics to the test and make his way through a maze of traps. Ryan Phillippe, Tim Robbins, Rachael Leigh Cook, and Claire Forlani star in Peter Howitt’s Antitrust (2001)!

Episode Log:

  • January 2001 Trivia (2:20)
  • Summary of Antitrust‘s story (3:20)
  • Movie review (5:25)
  • Nurv campus security (13:55)
  • The Cast (34:15)
  • What is this movie about? Silicon Valley culture? (42:55)
  • Open-source as a business (46:35)
  • HTML in opening credits (51:30)
  • Synapse tech – send a message to every device on earth (58:20)
  • Paintings that personalize on their own (1:04:10)
  • Budget, Box Office, Critics’ reactions (1:07:50)
  • “Fiction or Fake?” game (1:12:30)

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