Artificial Intelligence

Blade Runner 2049

It is 30 years after the setting of Ridley Scott’s groundbreaking sci-fi classic Blade Runner. Ryan Gosling play the titular role as even more of a blank slate than Harrison Ford’s original officer/replicant assassin. Gosling, known only as K (the beginning of his own serial number) is of a new breed of replicants (manufactured humans) …

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Morgan

The idea of playing God by creating artificial life is an old sci-fi standby, whether it be of flesh and bone, like the Frankenstein monster, or a robot, like HAL from 2001: A Space Odyssey, or something in between like Morgan, who is bio-engineered with synthetic DNA. In the opening scene of Morgan, you get …

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Lucy

Scarlett Johansson stars as the titular American living in Taipei, who finds herself bestowed with superhuman abilities after a stash of über-potent synthetic drugs she’s being forced to transport in her abdomen bursts open. In a matter of minutes, she morphs from terrified victim to one-woman vengeance machine, intent on harnessing the drug’s power to …

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Transcendence

Going into a sci-fi movie, I always really want it to be good. There just about nothing more satisfying than sci-fi done really well. It can introduce you to an alternate world, bend your mind, and even change the way you look at things. Transcendence, to give it some credit, has a lot of really …

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