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Ex Machina

Ex Machina
  • 2015
  • UK/US
  • 108 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Alex Garland
  • Cast: Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac, Alicia Vikander
  • UK release: 23 January 2015

Ambitious young coder Caleb (Gleeson) wins a competition to take part in a research experiment at the hmoe of his CEO (Isaac) – where he meets the experiment itself, robot Ava (Vikander). The ensuing battle of the sexes is played out through dramatic, witty and provocative discussion, making for smart, accessible and relevant sci-fi.

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Ex Machina

A young programmer is selected to participate in a ground-breaking experiment in synthetic intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breath-taking humanoid A.I.

With Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac and Alicia Vikander.

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Ex Machina

19 Jan 20154 stars

Smart, skilfully constructed sci-fi from Alex Garland featuring Alicia Vikander

Novelist and screenwriter Alex Garland’s directorial debut is an unsettling, teasing and thought-provoking sci-fi, centred around artificial intelligence. When Caleb (Domhnall Gleeson) wins a work competition to fly to his CEO’s home to take part in a…

Profile: Alicia Vikander on Ex Machina

16 Jan 2015

She's Hollywood's next big thing with a huge 2015 ahead, so we decided to find out more

Born in Gothenberg, Sweden in 1988, Alicia Vikander trained as a ballerina for nine years before switching to acting. She's currently best known for her roles in A Royal Affair and Anna Karenina. Her latest film is British sci-fi thriller Ex Machina…

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