Ex Machina: Questioning the Human Machine

In Alex Garland’s Ex Machina, most of the dialogue comes in the form of a question. Allison de Fren explores how this technique and parallels interrogation scenes in Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner, demonstrating how every question serves as a test, both for the characters and the audience.


A24


Gender, Sexuality & Identity


How to Write Dialogue: Character & Story


A.I. & Alien Invasion


Sci-Fi Thriller


Alex Garland


Ex Machina