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Ex Machina

Ex Machina (Garland, 2015) belongs to a long line of mad scientist films, notable examples include Frankenstein (Whale, 1931), Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Mamoulian, 1931), … 563 more words

Film Nerd Reivews

EXcellent Movie: Ex Machina (2015) Review

My Rating 9.5/10 (Personal 4.5/5, Production-1.5, People-1.5, Plot-2)

I don’t get to walk into a movie with no notion of what I’m about to see very often. 249 more words

Top 5 Directors That Should Direct DC/Warner Bros. Movie

The course correction has been something of a hot topic in the world of DC films. The recent set visits for Zack Snyder’s Justice League  632 more words


Another Sunshine Reprise

Sunshine (2007)

I can’t put my finger on it, but there’s something endlessly rewatchable about Danny Boyle’s Sunshine. I must watch it once, sometimes two or more, times a year. 1,156 more words


Locked Doors and (Un-)Dead Women: Horror and Fairytale in Ex Machina

Alex Garland’s 2015 thriller Ex Machina begins with a simple science fiction premise: an eccentric software developer (Nathan, played by Oscar Isaac) invites a young programmer named Caleb (Domhnall Gleeson) to spend a week at his estate to administer a Turing test to an android he calls Ava (Alicia Vikander). 1,320 more words


Book of Genesis Reloaded

There have been films that use genre trappings to tell a story about something else altogether not involved with the genre itself. Then there’s Alex Garland’s… 931 more words