Lionsgate Home Entertainment will be releasing, after the very successful theatrical run, Sci-Fi movie Ex Machina (2015) on Blu-ray / DVD on July 14, 2015. Bonus features that appeal to me are the 5 part featurette “Through the Looking Glass: Creating Ex Machina”, SXSW Q&A with the Cast and Crew and lets not forget the 8 behind the scenes vignettes, awesome! Starring in this sci-fi film, Ex Machina, are Alicia Vikander, Domhnall Gleeson and Oscar Isaac with Alex Garland as the director.
SANTA MONICA, CA (May 20, 2015) - The stylish, psychological thriller Ex Machina will leave audiences enthralled when itarrives on Blu-ray(TM) (plus Digital HD) and DVD (plus Digital) July 14th from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. After blowing away critics at its U.S.premiere at the 2015 SXSW Film Festival, the highly anticipatedsci-fi film was theatrically released by A24 and has been applauded as "sizzlingly smart, gorgeous and astute" (Wall Street Journal), "a triumph" (The Playlist), and "the year’s best sci-fi movie" (Esquire). Rotten Tomatoes Certified Fresh, Ex Machina is about a breathtaking android (A.I.) whose emotional intelligence proves more sophisticated-and more deceptive-than man could have imagined. Making his directorial debut, Ex Machina was written and directed by Alex Garland (writer of 28 Days Later, Dredd) and stars Domhnall Gleeson(upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens, Unbroken), Alicia Vikander(upcoming The Circle, A Royal Affair) and Golden Globe(R)-nominated actor Oscar Isaac (upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens, A Most Violent Year).
After winning a competition to spend a week at the mountain estate of his company’s brilliant CEO (Isaac), programmer Caleb (Gleeson) arrives to discover he has been chosen to take part in a study of artificial intelligence. Sworn to secrecy and cut off from the outside world, Caleb meets his subject, a beguiling and seductive android (Vikander)-and is plunged into an A.I. experiment beyond his wildest dreams in this epic thriller charged with heart-stopping suspense.
The Blu-ray and DVD are packed with spellbinding extras including an in-depth behind-the-scenes featurette that examines the story development, the cast and characters, the production design, cinematography and location shooting in Norway, costumes and makeup and finally, visual effects along with a wrap-up. The discs also contain a Q&A with cast and crew from SXSW and eight vignettes. In addition, this release marks the first time a Blu-ray features DTS:X immersive audio technology. DTS:X replicates and conveys the fluid movement of sound to create a richer soundscape than previously possible by moving sound to precisely where the mixer placed it. Ex Machina will be available on Blu-ray(TM) and DVD for the suggested retail price of $24.99 and $19.98, respectively.
- "Through the Looking Glass: Creating Ex Machina" 5-Part Featurette
- SXSW Q&A with Cast and Crew
- Eight Behind-the-Scenes Vignettes
Ex Machina (2015)
Synopsis: A young programmer is selected to participate in a ground-breaking experiment in synthetic intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breath-taking humanoid A.I.
Directors: Alex Garland
Genres: Thriller, Sci-Fi, Drama, Mystery
MPAA Rating: R
Writers: Alex Garland
Producers: Eli Bush, Caroline Levy, Andrew Macdonald, Allon Reich, Tessa Ross, Scott Rudin, Jason Sack, Joanne Smith, Jarle Tangen
Musicians: Geoff Barrow, Ben Salisbury
Editors: Mark Day
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