‘Ex Machina’: Do Fembots Dream of Electric Sheep

Cinema is obsessed with the idea of AI. The idea of a being which is almost human, but not quite, has been explored in films countless times. Maybe it’s a comment on how well the image of AI translates from script to screen, or maybe it’s to do with humanity’s obsession with playing God. There is […]

Frank (Lenny Abrahamson, 2014): Absurd and Sweet

Sitting down to watch Frank last week, I realised I knew absolutely nothing about it except that it featured Michael Fassbender wearing a cartoon-like fake head. I wasn’t particularly intrigued by that, and I chose to watch it primarily because there was nothing else on Netflix that grabbed me at that moment – the same reasoning […]