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Ex Machina (2015)

Nathan: Who ya gonna call? Ghostbusters. It’s a movie, man. You don’t know that movie? A ghost gives Dan Aykroyd oral sex.

Starring: Oscar Isaac as Nathan Bateman, Domhnall Gleeson as Caleb Smith, Sonoya Mizuno as Kyoko and Alicia Vikander as Ava, dir. 46 more words

Movies

The Beach

Title: The Beach
Author: Alex Garland
Genre: Contemporary Fiction
Rating: ★★★★☆

Goodreads summary
The Khao San Road, Bangkok – first stop on the backpacker trail. On Richard’s first night there a fellow traveller slits his wrists, leaving Richard a map to “the Beach”. 604 more words

Books

28 Months Later???

Real excited at the prospect of another 28 Days sequel. I used to watch 28 Days so much that I had to get rid of my dvd. 64 more words

News

Morning pages

“A proximity to dreams.” Alex Graceland or someone. An online writing course he’d taken back in his 30s. Couldn’t remember a thing from it now, but the phrase had always stuck in his mind. 171 more words

Nuts & Bolts & God Complexes

As I’ve gotten older I’m finding myself more drawn to the world of science fiction as opposed to the world of horror. As a kid I was all about horror films. 1,081 more words

Cinema

Book #24. The Beach. By Alex Garland.

I knew, ever since Yun and I began to plan our Southeast Asia trip, that I had to read this book.

Mention The Beach within a circle of travelers and you will probably see heads nod and eyes gleam. 760 more words

Fiction

Ex Machina (2015)

A young programmer wins a lottery to spend a week at his reclusive employer’s top secret research facility, little knowing he would be responsible for assessing an advanced artificial intelligence in the form of a robot with the face of a beautiful woman. 147 more words

Film