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Question about the movie Paycheck

  1. Dec 24, 2004 #1
    Question about the movie "Paycheck"

    I was watching this movie last night "paycheck" and got to a point in the movie which made me kinda confused.

    They said something about building a new type of lens that could basicaly curved around the earth. For example- your on top of Mt. Everest and when you look through the lens, you would see yourself in the future.

    I can't figure out how you could see yourself in the future. Can someone help me out?
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  3. Dec 24, 2004 #2
    Sorry, haven't seen this movie (would probably give me deja vu)

    Anyway, I do not see myself in the future although I definately see myself a thing of the past. :smile:
  4. Dec 24, 2004 #3
    It's just a stupid movie. Emphasis on stupid.
  5. Dec 25, 2004 #4
    Oh you must be talking about Charandaskar's Lens Obscura. This is the lens that doesn't exist and I just made up the name. Although Charandaskar is someone's name, namely Charandaskar. Hope this helps.
  6. Dec 25, 2004 #5


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    You're not supposed to think too hard about it. The movie is much better if you turn your brain off first.
  7. Dec 25, 2004 #6
    I figured i was thinking to hard about it. The first thing that caught my eye in the movie was that Ben Affleck was a scientist. Uma more then made up for this crappy movie :!!)
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