The Books About Artificial Intelligence That You MUST Read, According to Ex Machina’s Alex …

Ex Machina remains a strong contender for the best science fiction film of 2015. It’s jam-packed with ideas along with all that psychosexual weirdness. And now at last, writer-director Alex Garland has unpacked where some of those ideas come from. In case you missed it, Ex Machina is a film where Poe Dameron invites General Hux to his secluded bunker, to meet a lifelike android (who isn’t played by anyone from Star Wars, weirdly.) General Hux is supposed to be testing the android to see if she’s “alive,” but the situation turns out to be a lot more complicated. Basically, it’s a trap. In an interview with Esquire, Garland lists the books and films that influenced his acclaimed film. And there are some surprises on there. Like, not only two…


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