Find the common thread: the kabbala, the Japanese strategy game Go, the Dow Jones industrial average, the spiral of a nautilus shell, the soothing clink of a slinky, swarming ants and a jerry-rigged supercomputer named Euclid. That's mathematician Max
Cohen's (Sean Gullette) grail, and its pursuit is quite literally driving him crazy--to the tune of blinding headaches, tremors, blackouts, hallucinations and crippling paranoia. But his anxieties aren't entirely without foundation: A cabal of Wall Street sharks has figured out that his research
into vast numerical patterns might offer them control over the stock market, and it must be more than coincidence that Max k...