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Ex Machina

Summary:

Caleb Smith (Domhnall Gleeson), a programmer at an internet-search giant, wins a competition to spend a week at the private mountain estate of the company’s brilliant and reclusive CEO, Nathan Bateman (Oscar Isaac). Upon his arrival, Caleb learns that Nathan has chosen him to be the human component in Nathan’s test experiment, Ava (Alicia Vikander), a breathtaking A.I. whose emotional intelligence proves more sophisticated–and more deceptive–than the two men could have imagined.

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From Claudia Puig at USA Today:

Alex Garland, the screenwriter of “28 Days Later” and “Sunshine,” makes an auspicious directorial debut with this suspenseful mystery. Full Review

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