Math in the movies … if there ever was a cool way to explore math, this has to be it. And if you missed my earlier posts on this, check them out here and here.
I was looking through the links to movies with math themes, and a question came up.
On the site showing the movies, the text says that there are “mathematical themes and patterns motivated by math” in the introduction scene for the James Bond movie, Casino Royale, this clip:
I’ve watched the clip a few times, and I have my own ideas as to mathematical themes and patterns.
Some people say that math isn’t “cool,” whatever that means.
I say that is just wrong. Take a look at a wonderful link I found.
It shows a wide range of movies that have math content as part of the story, and it directs you right to the scenes that have the math woven in (check out the Flash links). Check them out and see if you agree that math can be as entertaining as … as … showbiz!
Here is a link to mathematics in the movies.
I enjoyed browsing through these. A few of my favorites are:
A Beautiful Mind