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Film Reviews: S.I.N. Theory (2013) - By Philip Smolen
Posted on Friday, May 03, 2013 @ 13:43:14 Mountain Daylight Time by Duane



Michael (Jeremy Larter) teaches upper level mathematics at a local college. But he’s just been fired by his department chairman for publishing a string of bizarre online articles that have culminated in a theory known as the S.I. N. (Social Insurance Number) Theory. The math department at the college believes that it’s a lot of nonsense, but Michael believes that it could lead to an algorithm that can successfully predict every human being’s action on the planet. With it, you would be able to predict someone’s entire life (including their death). But in order for Michael to test this theory, he needs databases of people’s credit histories as well as their health histories. So he works with a web hacker named X_Cut to get the information he needs. When he has it, Michael tries out the S.I.N. Theory and is amazed to find it works perfectly. Then he notices that there are several strange men following him all around. Even worse is that the algorithm tells him that the woman he’s gotten close to, former student Evelyn (Allison Dawn Doiron), is going to die in two days.

“S.I.N. Theory” is a great thriller. Writer/director Richie Mitchell has put together one of the most compelling indie flicks of the year. Everything in this movie works. Its pace never lags and I found myself engaged throughout its entire 70 minutes. Mitchell takes his time to lay out the film’s premise and slowly draws you in to the web of intrigue that Michael is in. At first it’s all about proving himself right in order to show up his colleagues at the college, but it’s only later that the true personal implications of the theory become apparent to him.

Mitchell packs the movie with great multi-faceted characters. Jeremy Larter is very intense as Michael, who’s so sure of his work, yet fails to understand all of its consequences. Allison Dawn Doiron is charming and persuasive as Evelyn, who’s interested in Michael but not sure where their relationship should go. Farid Yazdani and Richard Guppy are also excellent in smaller supporting roles.

The black and white photography (also by Mitchell) is excellent with many fresh set ups and superb compositions, while the electronic score by Pete Rankin and the Transits of Mercury is cool and eerie and offers a perfect emotional counterpoint for the story. I don’t want to be selfish, but I hope Hollywood never gets a hold of this movie. They would ruin a fabulously kinetic indie adventure. I was simply blown away by “S.I.N. Theory.” Find this flick at a film festival near you. You will not be disappointed.

For more information on “S.I. N. Theory”, please visit: http://www.sintheorymovie.com





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