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I, Robot movie

Just saw this movie, after harboring serious doubts about it for a long time. I’ve read and loved all of Asimovs robots stories and the trailer of I, Robot was in serious violation of the three laws.

But it’s actually a really cool action movie that does stick to the three laws. I’ve said some bad things about this movie based on the trailer alone and now I feel somewhat stupid about that. The trailers does leave the wrong impression, but the movies is well thought out and, while it isn’t totally logical, it does justify the seemingly three-laws impossible actions of some of the robots.

Gets a bonus for one of the coolest shootout in the final show-down scene.

How the Matrix sucks

The first Matrix movie was re-run by a local tv-station and I re-re-saw the first half of it, but simple couldn’t stand it. I can’t believe that it seemed fresh and innovative when it came out just five years ago. The fight scenes are okay, but nothing special any more, but what really annoyed me was the science babble. Lot’s of people have talked lots, about the “humans as batteries”? nonsense, but what really annoyed me is the “if you die online, you die in real life”? crap.

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