“It’s about the consequences of creating technologies which make our lives easier, and what happens when that technology becomes smarter than we are. It’s not the newest theme, it’s been done throughout science fiction, but it’s a theme that becomes more relevant every year.”
What really caught my attention with his comments wasn’t the films premise, which was to be expected given the nature of the source material, but his input on exploring a theme that has been tackled numerous times in film before. Nowadays there are too many pretentious film goers who stick their noses up at any mainstream film-unless it was produced for less than one million dollars and distributed only into a number of theaters that you can count on both hands-for using a story, theme, style or even one single type of sequence that has been used before…ironically while losing their minds over films such as The Tree of Life for reminding them of the works of Stanley Kubrick.
Source: Time Out