Filmmaker Alex Garland on his new sci-fi thriller “Ex Machina”

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Guest Alex Garland

The new science fiction thriller, “Ex Machina,” explores the possibility of sentient robots – machines with feelings and emotions. It’s the story of a young computer programmer who is selected to evaluate the capabilities and ultimately, the consciousness of a beautiful A.I. (artificial intelligent) model named Ava. The film is written and directed by ALEX GARLAND and has been getting great reviews. Garland is the author of several novels, including The Beach and The Tesseract, both of which were made into movies. He was also the screenwriter for the now classic zombie movie, “28 Days Later,” along with the films “Sunshine,” “Never Let Me Go” and “Dredd.” Garland comes into the studio today to talk to Marty about “Ex Machina” and his career as an author and filmmaker.

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