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Ex Machina – Movie Review

In an age where smartphones can talk back, organs can be synthetically printed, and the internet has become an almost fundamental element of modern humanity, it feels as if the gap between true artificial intelligence and consciousness is becoming smaller by the day. It’s in this environment that I’ve become fascinated by narratives exploring not just the plausibility of a fully sentient AI, but the ethical and moral implications there in; stories which question the basis by which we define ourselves as alive and human, and at which point our creations are no longer ours to control. Within this context, Ex Machina exists as Hollywood’s latest critically beloved entry into the transhumanistic, and in lieu of such an honor fulfills its part as a film which is equal parts eloquently constructed and wholly unsurprising. Continue reading Ex Machina – Movie Review