Silver Screen Science Fiction: Ex Machina

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Date and time: 
20 January | 6.45pm - 9.15pm
Adult: £10.00 | Concession: £8.50
Royal Observatory, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Evenings and Lates
10% members discount

Domhnall Gleeson and Oscar Isaac star in this tense thriller that asks big questions about artifical intelligence.

Enjoy screenings of vintage, cult and blockbuster sci-fi movies in our planetarium, followed by a short talk on the science behind the fiction by a Royal Observatory astronomer. A competition winner, Caleb (Domhnall Gleeson), wins the chance to spend a week with reclusive billionaire tech genius Nathan (Oscar Isaac) who introduces him to a breakthrough experiment in artifical intelligence. However Caleb discovers that all is not as it seems when simple tests of human machine interaction lead to mindgames that bring him to the edge of reason.

Cinema style snacks and beverages will be on sale in the foyer before the show. Film runtime 108 mins.

Certificate 15