Conclusion: 20th Century Fox's Blu-ray 3D release of I, Robot doesn't offer a strong enough conversion job to warrant a recommendation, and the failure to retain the theatrical exhibition aspect ratio is a disappointment.
Conclusion: Lacking all the political subtext and metaphysical questions asked in Isaac Asimov's original stories, 'I, Robot' is still a surprisingly entertaining flick when taken as a straightforward popcorn sci-fi actioner.
Excerpt: The year is 2035 and mankind has advanced technology to far reaches, in ways that have impact everyone on the planet. The use of robots has been commonplace, even in normal homes, as assistants, workers, and basic companions.
Conclusion: 'I, Robot' is a rare action/sci-fi hybrid that balances its brains and brawn. With a challenging director at the helm, a heavy dose of amazing special effects, and a talented group of committed actors, 'I, Robot' manages to surpass its genre brethren and appeal to its audience's intelligence.
Excerpt: The Film 2035 A.D. in Chicago, Illinois; Detective Del Spooner (Will Smith) is the only person in society unwilling to put all of his trust in seemingly benign robots. The detective is called to the headquarters of US Robotics, the corporation responsible for manufacturing these ubiquitous and...
Conclusion: It's strange giving rave review after rave review recently, but if the studios keep churning out top- notch product, I'm more than happy to continue writing glowing reviews. I, Robot proves once again that Fox is one of the leading studios currently producing Blu-ray content, both in terms of the...
Summary: Well-made but ultimately disappointing sci-fi tale based all too loosely on Issac Asimov's pioneering 'Robot' novels finds Will Smith as the one cop technophobic enough to notice oddly blatant evidence of mischief among our mechanical creations.
Excerpt: The Three Laws of Robotics 1. A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. 2. A robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.