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Watch: Producer Adi Shankar Explains How To Make Dredd 2

1 hour ago | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Fans of 2012’s Dredd haven’t yet given up on their quest to get a sequel greenlit for the gritty, dystopian actioner, despite the original’s lackluster box office returns. The noise “Dredd-heads” have been making, including an international Day of Dredd, has been significant enough to draw reactions from stars Karl Urban and Olivia Thirlby, both of whom urged fans to keep on fighting. Now, executive producer Adi Shankar has taken a break from making bootleg riffs on other properties to provide an update on the situation.

Giving viewers a crash course in movie financing, Shankar explains the road to Dredd 2 would be paved with some huge obstacles. What it really boils down to is convincing distributors around the world to get on board (despite the fact that they lost money on the first movie) by slashing the budget, recruiting a big name director who can fill seats »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Watch: Producer Adi Shankar Explains What Needs To Happen For A 'Dredd' Sequel To Get Made

5 March 2015 6:05 AM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

"The stuff surrounding 'Dredd' is all to do with realpolitik and the hard realities of filmmaking, and it’s very difficult making a case for 'Dredd' in reality because the first film didn’t work, right? And then the second film didn’t work, I would say, in different ways than the first film didn’t work [laughs]. But it manifestly didn’t work as a theatrical release, particularly in America, or in fact anywhere outside of the UK," screenwriter Alex Garland told SciFiNow in December, discussing the possibility of a "Dredd" sequel. "And that makes it a hard argument." "DVD sales are all very well but you are still talking to people about them handing over a lot of money for a film that’s happened twice and has not worked in their terms either time," he continued. "What I suspect about 'Dredd,' which »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Round Up: 'Brooklyn' and 'Danish Girl' set dates and Spielberg's latest gets a title

4 March 2015 1:26 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Awards season has transformed into pretty much a 12 month a year event (outside of maybe a few weeks in June) which means there is news to report about some of the more anticipated prestige players of 2015. Fox Searchlight announced today that John Crowley's acclaimed romantic drama "Brooklyn" will hit theaters in platform release on Nov. 6.  The tearjerker was one of the big surprises at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival where it screened out of competition (read my review here).  Stars Saoirse Ronan, Michael Zegen, Domhnall Gleeson and Julie Walters are all potential acting category contenders and Nick Hornby delivers another wonderful screenplay adaptation after last year's "Wild."  Screenings at Telluride or Toronto seem likely, but a slot at the New York Film Festival just makes too much sense, doesn't it? Tom Hooper's "The Danish Girl" also found a release date today as Focus Features announced it will open in New »

- Gregory Ellwood

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New Trailer for Alex Garland's Ex Machina Sci-Fi Thriller

4 March 2015 2:08 AM, PST | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Alex Garland, the writer of such films as "The Beach," "28 Days Later," "Sunshine," "Never Let Me Go" and "Dredd," is making his directorial debut on a sci-fi thriller called "Ex Machina." And today we have a new trailer. Check it out below. Plot: The film follows a billionaire inventor who arranges for a young employee to spend a week at his home to test an artificially intelligent female robot that the inventor has constructed. "Ex Machina" is set to hit theaters on April 10th. Trailer: »

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Ex MacHina (2015) Movie Trailer 2, Clip, & Poster: Who is Testing Whom?

3 March 2015 3:16 PM, PST | Film-Book | See recent Film-Book news »

  Ex Machina Trailer and Clip. Alex Garland‘s Ex Machina (2015) movie trailers 2, movie clip entitled ‘The Turning Test’ star Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac, Alicia Vikander, Chelsea Li, and Corey Johnson. Ex Machina‘s plot synopsis: “Caleb Smith (Domhnall Gleeson), a programmer at an internet-search giant, wins a competition [...]

Continue reading: Ex MacHina (2015) Movie Trailer 2, Clip, & Poster: Who is Testing Whom? »

- Rollo Tomasi

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A24 Releases New Trailer For Ex MacHina – Stars Alicia Vikander, Domhnall Gleeson & Oscar Isaac

3 March 2015 2:57 PM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Check out the first official Us trailer for director Alex Garland’s Ex MacHina, starring Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson, and Alicia Vikander.

The Guardian‘s Mark Kermode writes, “Alex Garland’s directorial debut is full of confidence and wit, with Alicia Vikander blurring the lines between human and machine.”

Alex Garland, writer of 28 Days Later and Sunshine, makes his directorial debut with the stylish and cerebral thriller, Ex MacHina. Caleb Smith (Domhnall Gleeson), a programmer at an internet-search giant, wins a competition to spend a week at the private mountain estate of the company’s brilliant and reclusive CEO, Nathan Bateman (Oscar Isaac).

Upon his arrival, Caleb learns that Nathan has chosen him to be the human component in a Turing Test – charging him with evaluating the capabilities, and ultimately the consciousness, of Nathan’s latest experiment in artificial intelligence.

That experiment is Ava (Alicia Vikander), a breathtaking A.I. »

- Michelle McCue

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U.S. poster and trailer for Alex Garland’s Ex Machina

3 March 2015 12:49 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

As A24 gears up to release Alex Garland’s sci-fi Ex Machina in the U.S. next month, the distributor has debuted a new poster and trailer for the film, which stars Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac, Alicia Vikander; check them out here…

Ex MacHina is an intense psychological thriller in which Caleb (Domhnall Gleeson), a 24 year old coder at the world’s largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a retreat belonging to the company’s reclusive CEO, Nathan (Oscar Isaac). But when Caleb arrives he finds that he will have to participate in a fascinating experiment with the world’s first true artificial intelligence, housed in the body of a beautiful robot woman, Ava (Alicia Vikander). Truths, emotions and motives are blurred as the relationship between Caleb, Ava and Nathan intensifies.

Ex Machina opens in the States on April 10th. Read our review here and »

- Gary Collinson

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Watch: First U.S. Trailer for Domhnall Gleeson’s ‘Ex Machina’

3 March 2015 12:28 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

A24 has released the first U.S. trailer for artificial intelligence thriller “Ex Machina,” starring Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander and Oscar Isaac.

Gleeson, who will be seen in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” along with Isaac, plays a programmer at an Internet search giant who wins a competition to spend a week at the private mountain estate of the company’s CEO (Isaac). He’s assigned to evaluate an experiment in artificial intelligence in the form of Vikander’s character.

The trailer hints at a sinister turn of events, with Vikander’s character asking, “What if I fail the test?”

Producers are DNA FilmsAndrew Macdonald and Allon Reich. Scott Rudin, Eli Bush and former Film4 head Tessa Ross are exec producing.

Alex Garland directed from his own script.

Ex Machina” will premiere in the U.S. at SXSW on March 14, ahead of a theater release starting April 10.

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- Dave McNary

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Turing Test Goes Frightfully Wrong in Ex MacHina [Trailer]

3 March 2015 12:22 PM, PST | QuietEarth.us | See recent QuietEarth news »

We've already seen a really great trailer for Alex Garland's directorial debut Ex Machina but with the movie's Us release around the corner, a new trailer has been released and this one offers up an even darker look at Garland's Turing Test thriller.

Oscar Isaac stars as Nathan Bateman, the reclusive CEO of a tech company who is working on a secret AI experiment in his home lab. When Ava reaches the point of testing, Bateman invites one of his employees, played by Domhnall Gleeson, to come and spend a week at the retreat to test the AI. Obviously, things go wrong but in this new trailer, we get a sense of just how wrong they go.

There will be blood.

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Ex Machina Trailer: This Passes Our Test

3 March 2015 11:09 AM, PST | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

Alex Garland's directorial debut is already garnering rave reviews and finally comes to the Us next month

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New EX_MACHINA Trailer Brings Designs And Curves

3 March 2015 11:00 AM, PST | Twitch | See recent Twitch news »

When Apple's Jony Ive wanted to bring curves to computers and software, I am not sure this was the end-game. It may very well have been, but leave it to science-fiction screenwriter Alex Garland (28 Days Later, Sunshine, Never Let Me Go) to bring an element of sexuality and philosophy to this artificial intelligence thriller, which just happens to also be his directorial debut.  Ex_Machina, is a single location, three-hander drama, starring Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson and Alicia Vikander. It premieres in North America on March 15 at the SXSW film festival, but has received strong word of mouth from several other film markets, where it has already received a commercial release. A24 is releasing it Stateside on April 10th.Caleb Smith (Domhnall Gleeson), a programmer at an...

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Oscar Isaac Shows Off His Moves In Latest Clip For Alex Garland’s Ex Machina

3 March 2015 10:38 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Having dabbled in acclaimed entries into the genre such as Sunshine, 28 Days Later and the beloved Dredd reboot, Alex Garland’s directorial debut was always going to be met with an air of excitement. When Ex Machina made premiered in the UK last month, sci-fi fans were treated to an intelligent thriller that matched brains with brawn, and its overly positive reception has left us longing for the film’s North American release in April.

Essentially, Ex Machina revolves around one key question: what happens to a machine — and indeed humanity in general — when an artificial intelligence becomes sentient? Starring Domhnall Gleeson as budding programmer Caleb, the film will see him travel to the luxurious home of his reclusive boss, Nathan. As the CEO behind the largest Internet search engine in the world (cue the comparisons to Google), Nathan has engineered what he hopes is the most advanced AI in history through Ava, »

- Michael Briers

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‘Ex Machina’ Trailer: Two New ‘Star Wars’ Stars Play With a Robot

3 March 2015 10:30 AM, PST | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Before Oscar Isaac and Domhnall Gleeson go gallivanting about some galaxy far, far away, they’ll be tangling with robots right here on planet Earth. Alex Garland‘s Ex Machina has Gleeson playing Caleb, a programmer selected to help his company’s CEO Nathan (Isaac) test his new artificial intelligence experiment Ava (Alicia Vikander). At first all seems well, […]

The post ‘Ex Machina’ Trailer: Two New ‘Star WarsStars Play With a Robot appeared first on /Film. »

- Angie Han

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Watch the New Trailer for Alex Garland’s Ex Machina

3 March 2015 10:24 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

"You... are dead-center of the greatest scientific event in the history of man." From the Rage Virus to a sun-baked suicide space mission to a gritty adaptation of Judge Dredd, Alex Garland has penned screenplays as thought-provoking as they are suspenseful. In Ex Machina, his directorial debut, he explores the remarkable potential of artificial intelligence in an eerie, post-modern setting where both cabin fever and experimental trickery could be at work. Ex Machina makes its North American debut later this month at the SXSW Film Festival, and a new trailer for the film teases machine-induced mind games.

"Alex Garland, writer of 28 Days Later and Sunshine, makes his directorial debut with the stylish and cerebral thriller, Ex MacHina. Caleb Smith (Domhnall Gleeson), a programmer at an internet-search giant, wins a competition to spend a week at the private mountain estate of the company's brilliant and reclusive CEO, Nathan Bateman (Oscar Isaac).

Upon his arrival, »

- Derek Anderson

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Watch: The New 'Ex Machina' Trailer is Ready to Test You

3 March 2015 9:33 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Alex Garland's "Ex Machina" is on Indiewire's list of the most anticipated indie films of 2015, and for good reason. We are really, really aching for some good sci-fi, and Garland, having written "28 Days Later," "Sunshine" and "Never Let Me Go," is poised to bring it to us in his directorial debut. The film stars Domhnall Gleeson as Caleb Smith, a programmer at an internet-search giant who wins a competition to spend a week at the private mountain estate of the company's brilliant and reclusive CEO, Nathan Bateman (Oscar Isaac). The official synopsis continues: "Upon his arrival, Caleb learns that Nathan has chosen him to be the human component in a Turing Test—charging him with evaluating the capabilities, and ultimately the consciousness, of Nathan’s latest experiment in artificial intelligence. That experiment is Ava (Alicia Vikander), a breathtaking A.I. whose emotional intelligence proves more sophisticated––and more »

- Casey Cipriani

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Watch: Meet Eva in Second Us Trailer for Alex Garland's 'Ex Machina'

3 March 2015 9:30 AM, PST | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

"You are dead center of the greatest scientific event in the history of man." After writing sci-fi favorites such as Sunshine and 28 Days Later, Alex Garland is behind the camera this time as the director of Ex Machina. The sci-fi thriller stars Oscar Isaac as a reclusive technology CEO who invites Caleb (Domhnall Gleeson) to his massive estate and hidden research facility to test out a new artificially intelligent android named Eva (Alicia Vikander). But soon Caleb doesn't know whether he trusts the creator or the creation as he's manipulated by both. It seems a bit derivative, but pretty intense with solid performances. Watch? Here's the second Us trailer for Alex Garland's Ex Machina from A24: You can still watch both the Us an international teaser trailers right here. Ex Machina is written and directed by Alex Garland (writer of Dredd, Sunshine, 28 Days Later). Caleb (Domhnall Gleeson), a »

- Ethan Anderton

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'Ex Machina' Trailer: Oscar Isaac Builds a Female Cyborg

3 March 2015 9:22 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Following the first trailer released back in October, A24 Films has released the second trailer for Ex Machina, arriving in theaters April 10. Before Oscar Isaac and Domhnall Gleeson can be seen in December's highly-anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the actors play much different roles in this sci-fi thriller about the world's first truly-advanced piece of A.I. technology. Alex Garland, writer of 28 Days Later and Sunshine, makes his directorial debut with the stylish and cerebral thriller, Ex Machina.

Caleb Smith (Domhnall Gleeson), a programmer at an internet-search giant, wins a competition to spend a week at the private mountain estate of the company's brilliant and reclusive CEO, Nathan Bateman (Oscar Isaac). Upon his arrival, Caleb learns that Nathan has chosen him to be the human component in a Turing Test-charging him with evaluating the capabilities, and ultimately the consciousness, of Nathan's latest experiment in artificial intelligence. That experiment »

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Ex Machina Gets a Chilling New Trailer

3 March 2015 9:22 AM, PST | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Today sees the release of a brand new trailer for the upcoming science fiction film, Ex Machina, from the mind behind 28 Days Later, and I simply cannont stop watching it.  Come inside to check it out for yourself!

To be honest, I was entirely, utterly, sold on Ex Machina after seeing the first trailer for the movie.  While the concept of artificial intelligence is nothing new, the approach this film seems to be taking with it, feels unique and like something that will keep my mind spinning long after the credits roll.  Today sees the releas of a new trailer, and it's even more amazing: 

Alex Garland, writer of 28 Days Later and Sunshine, makes his directorial debut with the stylish and cerebral thriller, Ex MacHina. Caleb Smith (Domhnall Gleeson), a programmer at an internet-search giant, wins a competition to spend a week at the private mountain estate of the company's brilliant and reclusive CEO, »

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Watch: Sexy Robot Alicia Vikander Wows Two 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Stars In New U.S. Trailer For ‘Ex Machina’

3 March 2015 8:57 AM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Screenwriter Alex Garland has had a kind of Midas touch — he’s written and created a string of genre classics including three films directed by Academy Award-winner Danny Boyle (“The Beach,” Garland’s first novel, then the screenplays for “28 Days Later” and “Sunshine”) and one by Mark Romanek (“Never Let Me Go”). Safe to say that looks pretty good on a resume. But Garland's output suffered with the 2012 adaptation of “Dredd” — a box-office flop that couldn’t gross more than $35 million worldwide. Perhaps because of that bomb, Garland decided to take matters into his own hands with “Ex Machina,” his directorial debut that he also wrote. Set in a far future, it centers on a reclusive genius CEO, a A.I. robot and a young tech employee who wins a contest to spend private time with his isolated boss. The movie stars two upcoming actors from “Star Wars: The Force Awakens, »

- Edward Davis

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New 'Ex Machina' Trailer and Clip Starring Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson and Alicia Vikander

3 March 2015 8:32 AM, PST | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

A24 has released a new trailer for Ex Machina, the upcoming directorial debut from Alex Garland, screenwriter of 28 Days Later and Never Let Me Go. The A.I. thriller stars Domhnall Gleeson as programmer at an internet-search giant, who wins a competition to spend a week at the private mountain estate of the company's brilliant and reclusive CEO, Nathan Bateman (Oscar Isaac). Upon his arrival, Caleb learns that Nathan has chosen him to be the human component in a Turing Test--charging him with evaluating the capabilities, and ultimately the consciousness, of Nathan's latest experiment in artificial intelligence. That experiment is Ava (Alicia Vikander), a breathtaking A.I. whose emotional intelligence proves more sophisticated, seductive--and more deceptive--than the two men could have imagined. The pic will have its North American premiere at the SXSW Film Festival in March before its April 10 theatrical release and we'll have a review for you from the fest, »

- Brad Brevet

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