Expanding nationwide on April 24, Ex Machina toys with our fears and hopes about A.I. Can we build the perfect A.I.? If we build it, will it destroy us?
What will Ava do?
Written and Directed by Alex Garland
Starring Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson, and Alicia Vikander
Ex Machina Expands Nationwide Friday, April 24
Alex Garland, writer of 28 Days Later and Sunshine, makes his directorial debut with the stylish and cerebral thriller, EX MACHINA. 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 a Turing Test-charging him with evaluating the capabilities, and ultimately the consciousness, of Nathan’s latest experiment in artificial intelligence. That experiment is Ava (Alicia Vikander), a breathtaking A.I. whose emotional intelligence proves more sophisticated–and more deceptive–than the two men could have imagined.
Rated R | 110 Minutes
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