Here's The Scene From Ex Machina that Made My Jaw Drop

Ex Machina has a lot of crazy brilliant stuff in it, and we’ve gushed about this movie a lot. But there’s one scene in particular that made us freak out when we saw it in the theater, because it’s hilarious and weird and insane. And now that the studio has released as a clip, I can’t stop watching it. » 4/22/15 6:00pm 4/22/15 6:00pm

Ex Machina Proves Science Fiction Movies Can Be Smart AND Kick Your Ass

Ex Machina is one of the smartest, most thought-provoking science fiction movies in ages. And that probably conjures images of a slow, introspective Sundance-y film — but actually, Ex Machina moves at a ruthless pace, and kicks your ass up one all and down the other. Minor spoilers ahead... » 4/10/15 9:00am 4/10/15 9:00am

Director Alex Garland Explains Why Ex Machina Is So Disturbingly Sexy

You've probably seen some pretty sexy robotic imagery from Ex Machina — and yet, it's kind of weird and off-putting as well. The new film from 28 Days Later and Dredd writer Alex Garland, takes the "sexualized robot" archetype and makes it weirder. We talked to Garland about why his robot is both sexy and disturbing. » 4/07/15 1:57pm 4/07/15 1:57pm

Ex Machina's Version Of The Turing Test Has A Lot Of Willy Wonka In It

Director Alex Garland's debut film, Ex Machina, follows the story of a computer coder named Caleb who, Golden Ticket-style, wins a week in the mountain house of the CEO of the company he works for. Only instead of getting the company, Caleb gets to participate in an experiment testing the capabilities of the CEO's pet… » 12/21/14 9:00pm 12/21/14 9:00pm

Why the Second Dredd Movie Could Be Even Darker

If Dredd does well this weekend, what's in store for the inevitable sequel? We talked to screenwriter Alex Garland (28 Days Later) and he told us what he has in mind. He also told us all about how he kept Dredd bloody and fascistic — and how his next movie could channel some of the same deep space themes we loved in… » 9/20/12 1:46pm 9/20/12 1:46pm

28 Days Later screenwriter taking on Logan's Run?

Could the upcoming Logan's Run movie actually be better than the campy 1976 original? Alex Garland, who wrote the Danny Boyle-dircted films Sunshine and 28 Days Later, is in talks to write the screenplay, going back to the original 1967 novel by William F. Nolan and George Clayton Johnson for inspiration. And Carl… » 6/17/10 12:05pm 6/17/10 12:05pm

Does Judge Dredd Movie Have A Screenplay Already?

There's been no movement on a Judge Dredd movie since we featured some lovely concept art back in January. But yesterday, concept artist (and comics god) Jock Twittered that he's "working through script visuals for Judge Dredd movie. Alex Garland writes a great script." That's confirmation that Alex Garland (The… » 9/09/09 11:00am 9/09/09 11:00am