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USA 2019
produced by
Corey Gilbert, Jeremy McGuire (executive), Kat Zorko (executive), Shirley Sun (executive) for Crazy Little Monster Productions
directed by Timothy Troy
starring Clare Cooney, Rom Barkhordar, Emily Berman, Jennifer A. Goodman (voice)
written by Dan McGuire, music by Max Crowe

short

review by
Mike Haberfelner

Vincent (Rom Barkhordar) heads a research team on the verge of developing a stable artificial intelligence system - but then the system's infected by a virus, and the data is corrupted, and while the team's still trying to figure out what's happening, Julie (Emily Berman), one of the lead developers, announces her retirement from the project - much to the dismay of Abi (Clara Cooney), a newbie on the team, who subsequently wants to kill Julie, calling her corrupted, as if she was merely an application inside the system. So could it be that Abi has been possessed by the artificial intelligence they have developed? Or is something even more sinister at play here?

 

A very nice piece of cyber-horror, and one that manages to express the concerns of the over-digitalized age through physical action, making the underlying conflict palpable rather than smothering it in endless arguments. And a directorial effort that brings this across via atmospheric filmmaking with an emphasis on atmosphere and suspense, and grounded performances by all involved of course all also help in making this a very entertaining yet thoughtful piece of genre cinema.

 

And if this has at all gotten you interested, Abi can be seen at https://youtu.be/Yaua0KWVo1w

 

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