Scifi movies, AI, VR and pandering to layman (Articles)

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This is a age of broad media consumption. Every layman has a computer in their pocket that they can use to send pictures of food to other computers half a world away and yet still science fiction movies are getting stupider by the day.Let's start with movies like Ex Machina (2014); this movie starts out as hero worship - you have this guy who is supposed to be a super genius building sexbots in his designer palace except hes just a mysterious asshole. After that everything is telegraphed. The new trend in science fiction movies ‎of today is to skip the science fiction and go straight to the magic and paranormal. The movie does not explain how anything actually works or even tries to create a believable world - even if the systems are not plausible - at least the movie should create something on which the viewer can ponder.