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Charles Murray   8/5/2013 6:46:34 PM
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It's a pretty good movie, Rob. Defintely worth watching.

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Rob Spiegel   8/5/2013 7:34:16 AM
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I missed the Prestige, Chuck. It was fairly recent (2006). As a Bowie and Tesla fan, I really have to go take a look at that one.

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Charles Murray   7/31/2013 6:38:48 PM
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Since you brought up Nikola Tesla, Rob, here's a movie that includes him as a character: It's called The Prestige, and David Bowie (yes, that David Bowie) plays Tesla.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0482571/

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Rob Spiegel   7/29/2013 8:13:36 PM
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Thanks for the link, Chuck. I'll have to check out the movie. I didn't realize Tesla's leader looked so young. He picked a great name for his car company. There's a world of engineers out there who believe Tesla's ideas were more significant than Edison's.

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Charles Murray   7/29/2013 7:47:29 PM
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I think it came out about a year and a half ago, Rob. For what it's worth, my review:

http://www.designnews.com/author.asp?section_id=1366&doc_id=242498

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Rob Spiegel   7/29/2013 11:25:55 AM
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I take it this is a documentary, Chuck. Is it recent?

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Charles Murray   7/26/2013 5:57:42 PM
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Musk is the CEO of Tesla and the founder of SpaceX. Kind of a real-life Tony Stark.

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Rob Spiegel   7/25/2013 9:00:29 PM
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Wow, that one sure missed my radar. I don 't even know who Elon Musk is. It's time for a remake. Electric cars will certainly be looking for revenge when the subsidies go away.

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Charles Murray   7/25/2013 8:50:16 PM
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Here's another one, Rob -- Revenge of the Electric Car. It has its share of engineering and it has Elon Musk. The scenes with Musk are the movie's best.

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Rob Spiegel   7/25/2013 8:48:09 AM
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Chuck, 

Astronaut Farmer is kind of a strange movie that doesn't quite work. But yes, it could been seen as an engineering movie.

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