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‘Ex Machina’ … robotic humanity or misogyny?

By Bonnie Anderson and Dan Webster

The title comes from a Latin phrase, deus ex machina, that referred to god from a machine and originated in Greek drama.

A computer search engine mogul (Oscar Isaac) is a computer whiz. He’s invited his top programmer (Domhnall Gleeson) to his secretive hideaway to evaluate a robot (Alicia Vikander) he’s created and how advanced its artificial intelligence is. It seems simple enough. Star Trek Next Generation fans will recall an episode (The Measure of a […]

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