Alex Garland of 'Ex Machina' Talks About Artificial Intelligence


"Ex Machina" director Alex Garland discusses the inspiration for the sci-fi film and what's next for him. Tanya Rivero hosts. Photo: A24/"Ex Machina". Editor Picks. 1:33 Up Next. North Korea's Nuclear Explosion. 4/22/2015 7:00PM · 6:54. A Branch Far

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Ex Machina asks two questions you've probably heard before: “Will artificial intelligence destroy humanity?” and “What makes us human?” These concepts are not new, but Ex Machina, in select U.S. theaters now, asks them 

Don't call her a robot. Or, if you do, feel bad about it. That's what Alex Garland, the writer-director of “Ex Machina,” says about Ava (Alicia Vikander). Technically Ava is a robot, the creation of Nathan (Oscar Isaac), a genius computer scientist

This is the basis for Alex Garland's film, Ex Machina, which both examines these issues in very intelligent ways and also falls into Hollywood cliches. The biggest of those cliches is a fear of discovery leading to disaster, which