Saturday, August 10, 2013

Trailer Time: Her

I find shy, introverted characters endearing.  And Joaquin Phoenix's character fits the bill, looking much like a mustachioed Leonard from The Big Bang Theory.

I can't tell if this movie is going to be profound or perverse.

If the AI is an actual mind, and not a program meant to simulate a person, then falling in love makes sense, since you have to minds (souls) making a connection.

But if it is just a program, then I think this could be an interesting reflection for our Siri-soaked society, where the line between illusion and reality blurs and we mistake artificial intimacy for the real thing.


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