Re: Movie Review - AI Artificial Intelligence

From: Brent Allsop (
Date: Mon Jul 02 2001 - 17:38:30 MDT

Ooops, my previous post of this wasn't finished. The subject
was wrong and I incorrectly attributed it to John Clark
rather than to Hal. Sorry!

Hal <> replied:

> The point of movies like this, which mainstream reviewers
> understand, is to relate to today's people and today's life. The
> robots and such are just a vehicle to tell stories about people
> today. The movie is not about people's inhumanity to robots, it's
> about people's inhumanity to people. It's not about a robot who
> learns to love, it's about love itself and the pain and joy it can
> bring.

        Oh wow! I didn't realize this. This is very profound. I
think you are completely right and the movie does do this
fantastically. Thanks for pointing this out.

                Brent Allsop

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