Le Mans 4/13/17
A lot of the films shots were actually filmed at a real 24 Hours of Le Mans race in 1970, which really helps the film, giving it a very authentic feeling.
In conclusion, Automata is a science fiction film that explores interesting philosophical issues related to artificial intelligence, though it is let down somewhat by the frequent appearance of genre clich and resemblance to earlier sci-fi films.
Meshes of the Afternoon 10/07/16
David Lynch has cited the film as an influence on his work, and one can certainly see parallels between Meshes of the Afternoons cinematography and surreal symbolism and that of Lynchs films like Mulholland Drive.
Ex Machina 8/25/16
This is an interesting set-up for a film, and Ex Machina is certainly an interesting film.
Requiem for a Dream 7/11/15
However, Requiem for a Dream is not a film about drugs, any more than A Clockwork Orange is a film about ultra-violence.
The Seventh Continent 7/10/15
In fact, at some places the darkness is somewhat overwhelming for the viewer (in fact, when I first saw this film, I considered it the darkest film I had ever seen); and, the films portrayal of the tediousness of the familys life somewhat has the effect of causing it to be tedious itself.