Caradog James adds another layer to the Frankenstein story in the latest gripping sci-fi adventure to come out of the U.K. Already deep into a second Cold War, Britain’s Ministry of Defence seeks a game-changing weapon…
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Intense prologue and absolutely gorgeous cinematography bringing out its utterly-cool futuristic setting is quickly proven to be a vestige for an uninteresting talk for what constitutes 'life', sometimes muddled plot, and its odd to say the least that Lotz is better at playing a machine than a human. It climaxes with some decently thrilling action and an oddly touching last shot, yet is often synthetic in emotion.
Low rent sci-fi melodrama that never seems to rise above television anthology style story telling. Performances are pretty terrible but its an uninteresting and derivative script that sinks this one. Some may find some visual appeal but there are even far better 'b' flicks that demand attention over this one.
he Machine. A stunning work of positive trans-humanist propaganda. Visually beautiful with head nods to Terminator, Ghost in the Shell and Blade Runner. A tender reworking of Metropolis for the doomed generation.