USA / English
"Don't hate the player. Hate the game.
"A software developer becomes a billionaire and is distracted by fame, greed and power, then must save his invention and company from a hostile takeover.
An updated combination of `Wall Street ` and `Glengarry Glenn Ross'
Purpo$e is a roller coaster ride through the lifecycle of a dot.com
during the recent bull market. The film is particularly relevant, and
perfectly well timed, given, the recent Enron / Andersen disasters.
Purpose is slick and stylish, and should appeal to audiences who
a good story line, excellent dialogue, great camera work, along with a
terrific score. This movie is much better than most of the usual trash
is spewed out of Hollywood year after year.
Purpo$e is an updated combination of `Wall Street ` and `Glengarry Glenn
Ross' - greed and excess, along with the implied (although maybe not
maliciously intended) `con is always on'. It is both entertaining, and
thought provoking, which is a rare combination for any type of
Purpo$e forces you to examine the decisions of otherwise intelligent,
rational and sophisticated investors (and individuals), during the
what's particularly interesting is that maybe this analysis is actually
introspection on ourselves.
My favorite scene, was John Elias attempting to convince a Mexican
how, he could catch more fish, in order to be able to do exactly what he
already doing - standing on a beach fishing.
Look out for some clever, well placed cameos (Ronnie Apteker) amongst
Congratulations to Alan & Ronnie, and everyone involved for a great piece
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