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Ex Machina

Joshua Grimm

Abstract

Ex Machina (2014) impressed critics and audiences alike with its bold ideas and all-too-realistic depiction of the unexpected consequences of constructing a sentient being. In his feature directorial debut, Alex Garland uses efficient storytelling, a compelling narrative, and heady concepts to create a modern science fiction masterpiece that explores gender, scientific advancement, and the very concept of humanity, all in a compelling, suspenseful film. Artificial intelligence has long been a sci-fi staple, but here, Garland posits what would happen if, for once, humans, rather than AI, were t ... More

Keywords: Artificial intelligence, science fiction, film, race, gender

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781800348301
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781800348301.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joshua Grimm, author
Manship School of Mass Communication