It’s pronounced Ex “Mahk-in-a” not “Mu-sheen-a”and it means “god from the machine”.
Ex Machina began as an argument—a decade-long, recurring argument between writer/director Alex Garland and a friend over A.I. The friend argued vehemently that machines could never attain consciousness. Garland wasn’t convinced, so he began filling his mind with as much research as he could, delving into such far-flung topics as theoretical computer science, neural architecture, psycholinguistics, and philosophy of mind. As he did so, the spark of a story about the first conscious machines ignited. Read the rest of this entry »
The Blu-ray release of THE BOY NEXT DOOR, is set to hit shelves on Tuesday, April 28. I’m giving away *5* Blu-rays exclusively to my subscribers. The first 5 people to enter will win.
The contest begins at 10AM(right after the email alert is sent out) Thursday, April 23 and will end as soon as I have 5 entries.
*You must include your address to win as the studio will be mailing out to you directly.