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Robots

Set in Johannesburg, South Africa, sometime in the near future, the film presents a semi-dystopian society where the police force is largely made up of robots. They’re law-enforcement machines, almost…
Our scrappy hero Hiro is a smart but unfocused teen. He gambles with his creations on the robot-fighting circuit, while his idolized elder brother Tadashi excels in college. Just when Tadashi finally …
Transformers: The Age of Extinction kicks off like a folksy commercial for lemonade. Just picture a father and daughter living alone in a big Texas farmhouse surrounded by fields and the glow of pink …
I always say I've never seen the original Robocop movie, but that's not entirely true. I've seen it in passing about fifteen times, and never once has it clicked to the point where I felt compelled to…
At first you may see glimpses of Coraline in this film (the stitching of the doll/robot at the beginning), or any Terminator movie (the apocalypse was caused by a war between machines and the humans w…
Set in the not-too-distant future, the film stars Hugh Jackman as Charlie Kenton, a one-time boxer, who’s traded in his gloves for a remote in order to fight it out in robot bouts. That is, the robots…
Sweet mother of all that is good and pure in this world, Transformers is by far the best summer movie of the year. Hands. Down. Ahem, in short: I was transformed into a fan! It’s Michael Bay at his…
Now give me a moment as I go back and re-read my reviews of the previous Transformers films, which I will just call Transformers and Transformers 2. Hmm... there seems to be a pattern: 3 slices for th…
As I staggered out of the theater after seeing Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, I was asked what I thought of the movie. I wailed in dismay, "I am SOOOO not the target audience!" Hollywood keeps t…
I don't understand the appeal of watching giant robots smashing things to bits. No, I take that back. I liked The Iron Giant, and Studio Ghibli does fantastic things with robots. Maybe I hate anything…
Where is our society headed technologically? How will that technology affect our lives? Is artificial life possible? What role will it play in our ongoing evolution? Is advancing technology truly brin…