The Observer

A Conversation with “Ex Machina” director Alex Garland

Winston Eng, Staff Reporter May 10, 2015

What defines sentience? Is it possible to create artificial intelligence? If so, how far would you be willing to go to create such a thing? “Ex Machina,” Alex Garland's (“Never Let Me Go,” “28...

Ex Machina revisits the Turing Test to explore the differences between  human and robot.

The sci-fi sleeper hit of this summer

Winston Eng, Staff Reporter May 2, 2015

It’s not often that I see science fiction represented well on film. Often, the need to exemplify advanced technological achievements or extraterrestrial invaders overshadow the philosophical thoughts...

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