A.I. Artificial Intelligence [Blu-ray]
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That said, A.I. is a visually spectacular, emotionally moving, and mentally arousing tale about the quest of a little, unloved robot boy programmed to love the programmer. When David is shunned by the world he was born into, he embarks in a journey of great physical, emotional, and temporal expanse to find the only thing he was ever programmed to want. While the story itself is entirley original, in essence it is a futuristic portrayal of the fairy tale Pinocchio, complete with the mysterious blue fairy. Plot aside, the movie is expertly crafted in the hands of Spielberg and his actors. Spielberg seamlessly meshes futuristic sci-fi style with fairy tale sentimentality to create a visually rich and captivating future that deserves nothing but the most earnest praise. The actors bring this world to life brilliantly, most especially Haley Joel Osment in the role of David. The weight that this role carries is astounding, something I wouldn't entrust to some of the most skilled adult actors. Yet Haley is without a doubt one of the most talented actors to grace the scene, age be damned, and he gives the role the infinite, nearly impossible justice it deserves. Rock on Hailey, rock on.
Like many viewers, I watched the last half hour through a filter of tears despite my noble efforts to restrain an emotional outburst. The last 30 minutse are so angering, heartbreaking, and beautiful, and the characters so real, that it's difficult not to feel for them.Read more ›
The story follows the life of a robot child named David, the first robot made to love. The First Act of the film shows David introduced to his human family, and all the strange conflicts of love, jealiousy, and even repulsion that occur. These scenes are utterly chilling and creepy while being strangely sweet, and they play on our emotions just as easily as David's programmed whispers of "I love you, mommy" confuse the emotionally precarious mother. In a scene that belongs in film history, the mother finally abandons David in the woods, and he clings to the car screaming as she drives away.
In the Second Act, David joins with Gigilo Joe, and a robotic teddy bear to embark an quest, sort of like a twisted sci-fi vision of the Wizard of Oz. The Third Act catapults us 2000 years into the future, when super-robots discover David in a block of ice. While this future is beautiful and fun to explore, these story sequences aren't nearly as interesting as the first third of the film, and yet there are many many interesting throw-away shots and min-stories which can hold your attention. Spielberg consistantly blurs the difference between humans and robots, and when new characters are introduced the audience is left wondering "is its real?Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I thought this movie was very moving. I loved it because it was original and creative. I was satisfied with the ending, which is good, because for a while there I thought I... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Amazon Customer
Beautifuly done movie by Steven Spielberg! This is the modern day pinocchio, a Mecha (robot) who wants to be loved by a mother who lost her real son.. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Adam Rodriguez
Excellent plot, effects, and takeaways. This movie delivers on multiple levels.Published 13 days ago by Mic Mc
It took many years for me to fully appreciate this film. When I first watched it back in 2001 I believe I was too young to fully comprehend what this film meant. Read morePublished 26 days ago by Brady
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As others have said, at its heart, a rather dark film, a child's worst nightmare. At the very end it gives a "happy ending". Read more
Good film but not like Stanley Kubrick great directing kind of film, I wish Stanley would have directed it.Published 1 month ago by cyrus omoomian
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