Movie Review: EX MACHINA – terrific, thought provoking sci-fi. When does artificial intelligence become something more?

Ex Machina

Caught Ex Machina earlier today – a film I wanted to see, but figured it wouldn’t go on wide release, and would only play in arthouse cinemas like the Uptown or The Lagoon here in the Twin Cities, but no, there it was at the AMC chain up in Roseville. When I read a brief description of the plot about six or seven months ago, I was immediately interested; the philosophical question of identity – what it is, how it can be changed, etc – is a favourite topic of mine. Not only that, what I read reminded me a lot of the very good British sci-fi anthology show Black Mirror (now streaming on Netflix), so when I got the chance to go to see it, I jumped. Continue reading “Movie Review: EX MACHINA – terrific, thought provoking sci-fi. When does artificial intelligence become something more?”

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