Toby Stephens’ new movie The Machine is a stylish sci-fi thriller that has been getting some buzz from the film festival crowd and H+ readers will enjoy it. The film continues the long legacy of casting human built sentient AGIs as destructive forces, enemies, and bad guys, but has many interesting elements including the rather disturbing “birth” scene.
Britain is in a Cold War with a new enemy, and the Ministry of Defense is on the brink of developing a game-changing weapon. Lead scientist Vincent McCarthy (Toby Stephens) provides the answer with his creation, ‘The Machine’ – an android with unrivaled physical and processing skills. When a programming glitch causes an early prototype to destroy his lab, McCarthy enlists artificial intelligence expert Ava (Caity Lotz) to help him harness the full potential of a truly conscious fighting machine. (http://themoviebox.net/3919)
Watch the new trailer below.