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BLINDSPOT: Being John Malkovich (1999)

You know, am I me? Is Malkovich Malkovich?” asked Craig Schwartz.

Director Spike Jonze teamed up for the first time with brilliant writer, Charlie Kaufman, to finally present one of the most inventive identity drama in… 402 more words

Movie Review

Her - Spike Jonze, 2013

Ever since his childhood love (Rooney Mara) left him Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix) is lonely and heartbroken. Out of curiosity he purchases a new talking operating system which introduces itself as “Samantha” (voice of Scarlett Johansson). 268 more words


Her (2013) - Are we human, or are we computer?

The movie Her (2013), directed by Spike Jonze, explores the themes of the physical world versus the metaphysical world, as well as what makes us human. 1,028 more words


"A Lesser Cement" - Fiction by Anna Lea Jancewicz

In some ways, “A Lesser Cement” (Anna Lea Jancewicz‘s flash fiction from our Spring 2015 issue) is a love story like countless others. 907 more words


Ex Machina's Alex Garland on our AI future: Be afraid

It’s no surprise that Alex Garland is conflicted about technology. His directing debut, Ex Machina, which he also wrote, is the story of a software genius (Oscar Isaac) who cooks up an artificial intelligence named Ava (Alicia Vikander) and then has one of his employees (Domhnall Gleeson) try to determine if it’s self-aware. 767 more words


Alphabetical April 2015 (Part 1)

Last month I conquered a unique film challenge, which had me watch 30 foreign films from 30 different countries in the 31 days of March. 426 more words