Interesting setup, and it gets to harness the duplicity and suspense… MoreInteresting setup, and it gets to harness the duplicity and suspense of humanoid robot stories, but it never explores its full potential and ends up coming down to the very familiar binary question of every other humanoid robot story.
Ex Machina presents us with gorgeous special effects and some of the best-looking androids you'll ever see, but also has the indie quality of a low-budget 3-person play whose dialogue isn't going to blow you away. Also, are we supposed to believe that a hyperintelligent guy who loves alcohol and has created his own humanoids HASN'T found a way to prevent hangovers?
Wow. You could feel the chemistry smouldering between Jennifer… MoreWow. You could feel the chemistry smouldering between Jennifer Lawrence and Michael Fassbender:
"It's been a long time since we were this close. I've missed you."
"Don't lie to me!"
"I never have. And I never will."
Would love to see them together in another film!
If you don't like guns, this movie will be very painful for you. But a… MoreIf you don't like guns, this movie will be very painful for you. But a compelling glimpse into gang violence in Brazil in the 1970s.