Archive (2020)

“How’s my man?” – Jules Almore

Number of Times Seen – 1 (3 Aug 2020)

Brief Synopsis – An inventor working on an advanced form of Artificial Intelligence gets into trouble with his employers when they begin to realize what he has been trying to achieve.

My Take on it – This is a film that I came across by accident and was intrigued by the overall premise.

This film asks a very big question and has some trouble finding an appropriate answer.

The premise itself limps along throughout yet still finds a way to stay gripping and thought provoking.

They are able to bring forth some very intricate philosophical, psychological and moral questions by the way that the story progresses and they definitely are able to leave the viewer with much to think over.

The way that this film’s plot deals with advancing technologies and how they could possibly change the way we lead our lives in so many ways is shown here.

They actually show us some methods and ideas that one would never expect to be approached which is refreshing to see.

The film uses minimal special effects yet they help keep things seeming quite realistic along the way.

The story takes a few turns along the way that convoluted the plot far too much and they never are able to find a way to extricate themselves fro this dilemma because they fail to find a satisfying resolution to the various issues brought up along the way.

The cast is fine, yet no one really stands out among the rest.

Bottom Line – Intriguing premise that limps along yet stays gripping. The film brings together many philosophical and psychological questions with how things unfold and that leaves the viewer with much to ponder. The story deals with how advances in technology could possibly affect how we live or lives in ways and methods that we never could have expected. The minimal special effects are done well and make things seem quite realistic.  The story gets a bit convoluted long the way and doesn’t manage to find a way to extricate itself for a satisfying resolution to things.  The cast is ok, yet none of them manage to stick out among the others.

MovieRob’s Favorite Trivia – George Almore’s car is a vintage Lotus Esprit S3. (From IMDB)

Rating – BAFTA Worthy (5/10)


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