[Black Mirror S4 E5] The ‘Dogs’ in Metalhead

The episode Metalhead in the fourth season of Black Mirror is in many ways different from other episodes.  The obvious first difference is that is was shot in only black and white, which was pretty fantastic, and made the whole thing more spooky.  But this blog isn’t about tv show aesthetics, so we’re gonna focus on…

[Film Inquiry] The Turing Test in Ex Machina

Published on Film Inquiry on March, 27. If you are even remotely familiar with technology, sci-fi, or the world of computers, you’ve probably heard ‘Turing Test’, even if you don’t quite know what it means.  It is essentially a test to see whether an Artificial Intelligence can mimic human behaviour flawlessly, essentially achieving ‘sentience’. The…