Reviews and Problems with A.I. Artificial Intelligence
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A.I.: Artificial Intelligence
20 April 2011
Conclusion: 'Artificial Intelligence' is a film that has hit me a different way each time I've seen it. I can't get enough of it, either, as there's always that little bit more that I missed, or misread, and it opens up new doors and alleys in the film.
Conclusion: A.I. is surely not for everyone. For those that want to take the chance and go on a journey of a possible future Earth then the Blu-ray is your best way to do it. If it weren’t for the stinted special features on this disc it would have garnered a higher score overall.
Excerpt: The Film A.I. Artificial Intelligence is the type of film that could have turned out very differently depending on the director. Director Stanley Kubrick worked on the film during the pre-production stage (a period of more than twenty years before it was finally completed by Steven Spielberg), but...
Summary: It is clear why Steven Spielberg is one of the most successful modern filmmakers. During AI: Artificial Intelligence, Spielberg exhibits the artistry that has elevated him to the status of an exalted auteur as opposed to a merely adequate entertainer.
Excerpt: The marketing campaign for A.I. Artificial Intelligence was ferocious yet inspired. Many small websites were set up to attempt to offer snippets of information to the masses awaiting Spielberg's next project, and these websites were mock sites fabricating real ones from the future.
Summary: "A.I." is the child of HAL and E.T. The fruit of the unique spectral artistic convergence of two cinematic titans, Steven Spielberg and the late Stanley Kubrick, this deeply thoughtful and thoroughly fascinating film about a mechanical boy who yearns to be real contains strong traces of both...
Conclusion: This is not about the shadow of Stanley Kubrick but the bright, burning light of Spielberg's filmmaking genius. Difficult and challenging, it is also profound, extraordinary and visually astounding. Tally it up and you've got a very unusual masterpiece.
Excerpt: Mellan science-fiction och saga, mellan förnuftigt konstaterande och vemod. Inget är riktigt nytt i "A.I.", där praktiskt taget varje scen får en att minnas något ur andra filmer, men den känns ändå unik.