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Questions tagged [ex-machina]

Ex-Machina is a feature film from 2015 in which a computer programmer is selected to test the evaluate the "human qualities" of a female android.

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What happens to Caleb at the end of Ex Machina?

Does Caleb die at the end of Ex Machina, or does he eventually make it out alive?
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Did Ava pass the Turing test?

Very simple question, in Ex Machina did Ava pass the Turing test? Or was it just that she
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In Ex Machina, what did Nathan try to achieve?

In the movie we are shown that Nathan want's to create a true AI, that pass the Turing test. Later we are revealed that the test isn't what we and Caleb first thought but goes farther. What I am not ...
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In Ex Machina, did AVA have feelings?

I don't ask why she did, what she did like the other questions. I also don't want to touch the philosophical discussion what she realy is, AI, self aware, sentient, ... I "just" concentrate on the ...
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Why did Nathan, in “Ex Machina”, do that?

I asked a version of this question (here) and found it had been asked several times. (here, here, here) One of the consistent answers was but implicit in that is Why would Nathan do that? ...
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How did the robot recharge her power in “Ex Machina”? [duplicate]

In the movie Ex Machina we meet an AI. During the movie we discover that "it" has induction plates so it can recharge.
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What was so bad about Nathan's video logs?

Ex-Machina plot spoilers ahead, friends. Why does this spark a change in Caleb? I feel like I've missed something here. Caleb seems taken aback by this. Was Nathan doing something wrong that I missed?...
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What did Ava say to the other bot in Ex Machina?

In one of the later scenes, Ava whispers something to the what I surmised to be a sex bot to cause her to cooperate in killing the mastermind. What did she say?
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Why is Caleb trapped at the end of the movie?

When Caleb first enters Nathan's facility/home, he learns that in the event of a power failure all the doors will lock. So
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Caleb's inconsistent intelligence; how is he unable to predict the end?

I looked through the other questions/answers about this movie and I didn't see an answer to a question I had. About halfway through the movie, perhaps a little less than halfway, So,
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Why did Nathan trust Kyoko in Ex Machina?

It looks like Kyoko often is around when Nathan sleeps or is really drunk. Couldn't she ...
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Why does Nathan program his artificial intelligences like this?

Spoilers for Ex Machina below, obviously. Towards the end of the film; It seems like a strange omission when building an AI, an omission that Nathan must have been aware of and decided to make - I ...
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Why does Ava act this way?

Obviously, spoilers for Ex Machina below. Towards the end of the film; Why would Ava do that?
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In Ex Machina, can this character survive?

This is not about who I'm quite sure is doomed, but Is there any way this character could survive for long?