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Sci-Fi The Machine 2013

Discussion in 'Movies' started by AlienView, Jun 15, 2014.

  1. AlienView

    AlienView StarGate Explorer

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    If you like AI {artificial intelligence}, computers, and androids, in your science fiction this is a good one. It is free to see on YouTube. Here is the link.

    The Machine 2013

     
  2. Kevin

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    Before setting aside 90 minutes, can you give a synopsis of the movie?
     
  3. AlienView

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    The Machine | Review
    By Nicholas Bell on April 21, 2014
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    Imitation of Life: James’ Sci-Fi Thriller Plumbs Dark Recesses of A.I.

    "While its ingenious ideas are sometimes marred by obvious budgetary limitations, director Caradog W. James’ second feature, The Machine is a highly enjoyable and brooding sci-fi flick in the philosophical vein of Blade Runner, with a smattering of other similarly minded or styled classics, such as Lang’sMetropolis heavy on its mind. Even though it sometimes looks like a film that seems tailor made for the Syfy Channel, James still manages to create an appropriate atmosphere with its cavernous, dimly lit underground bunkers. An arresting and ambient score reminiscent of Vangelis and early John Carpenter is complimentary to its simple yet hypnotic spell........"

    See whole article here:
    http://www.ioncinema.com/reviews/the-machine-review

    Also, I don't particularly like romance movies BUT in this sci-fi thriller there is a romantic element - And it plays well - Begs the question can a humanoid machine feel love? And can we love a machine with human characteristics?
     

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