Quantum Metaphysics

Can Hollywood's first big Internet production stoke a revolution in the way we see movies?

The screen swirls with zippy images: a cocktail tumbler that mysteriously waddles on an airplane meal tray, a Tinker Bell electron that darts through our hero's thoughts, a vortex of digital effects that suck you into cyberworld, and a few Fellini moments, like the tunnel full of empty cars and the ghostly accordionist on a picturesquely creepy streetscape.

You don't have to go to a theater to see these apparitions. In fact, you can't. Quantum Project, a 32-min. epic about a physicist (perpetual star-of-the-future Stephen Dorff) who defies his Merlinish dad (blustery John Cleese) to find love with the proper electron...

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