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.


Gender, Sexuality & Identity

How to Write Dialogue: Character & Story

A.I. & Alien Invasion

Sci-Fi Thriller

Alex Garland

Ex Machina