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Ex Machina. “You Shouldn't Trust Nathan, you shouldn't trust anything he says”.

Ava says this line the first time that her and outsider Caleb are alone. Ava is an advanced AI, a robot with conscience and its own mind. 637 more words



Viewed – 29 January 2015 Cinema

Simply, a single image made me want to see this. A girl’s pretty face but with a transparent neck where a mechanical bone structure and wires were visible within. 482 more words


Movie Review - Ex Machina (2015)


Director: Alex Garland

Stars: Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac, Alicia Vikander, Sonoya Mizuno

After winning a company lottery,  Caleb (Gleeson) wins the chance to spend a week with genius programmer Nathan (Isaac). 579 more words

Ex Machina (2015)

To be clear, there’s no shocking twist or surprise in Alex Garland’s wonderful Ex Machina, but I’m hesitant to review it in any great detail as its one of those intelligent sci-fi films that is best experienced for the first time with as little prior knowledge as possible. 97 more words


Ex Machina - as good as cinema gets

This is how sci-fi should be told. Forget Interstellar’s clumsy exposition; Alex Garland manages to talk smart without sounding incomprehensible or dumb. A talented writer with a huge imagination he takes it the next level with his directorial debut Ex Machina. 376 more words

4 Star Reviews

Ex Machina: Rapid Review

Not only does Ex Machina form part of a swelling trend in grown-up science fiction, but it also plays into cinema’s fascination with the sexuality of artificial intelligence. 282 more words

Film Reviews

0232 | Ex Machina

A Most Violent Year and Ex Machina were both released on the same day over here on the small, angry island known as the UK, and both star the versatile Oscar Isaac, which is interesting because his roles in the two films are wildly different. 1,134 more words