The Machine Synopsis
Vincent falls in love with Ava as they create the world's first self-aware artificial intelligence.
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Los Angeles Times

By Robert Abele
Even with a cut-and-dried approach to characterization and the issue of man-made consciousness, The Machine percolates with an elegantly...
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60

Total Film

By Matt Glasby
Despite some striking imagery and sterling FX work, Welsh writer/director Caradog W James’ expert use of limited resources doesn’t stretch...
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60

Time Out London

By Anna Smith
The characters could use more depth – Vincent’s backstory is told too swiftly, and his bonding with Ava is brief. But it’s still a smart,...
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60

Empire

By Kim Newman
Brimming with ideas and laudable ambition, it's well worth a look.
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58

The Playlist

By Gabe Toro
When Lotz is not onscreen, Stephens is miserable company. But James does reveal a deep fascination with the robotics that suggests the...
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50

Village Voice

By Nick Schager
If the proceedings prove far too familiar, director Caradog W. James delivers a few striking images... as well as a sinister...
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50

Variety

By Dennis Harvey
Closer to “Her” in its musing on human/machine connectivity, while also incorporating the dystopian and action-thriller aspects of “Blade...
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40

The Dissolve

By Andrew Lapin
The Machine is small science fiction. In a genre that openly invites invention, it barely bothers.
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Rated R | For violence and some language