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An emerging Cold War leads to the development of a revolutionary new weapon that blurs the boundaries between man and machine. As rampant poverty plunges the world into chaos, a powerful new enemy of mankind emerges. Our only hope for salvation lies in the genius of Vincent McCarthy (Toby Stephens), the head scientist at Britain's Ministry of Defense. McCarthy has created an android prototype with unrivaled processing power and physical strength. When a programming glitch results in an unforeseen tragedy it ...
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Overview

An emerging Cold War leads to the development of a revolutionary new weapon that blurs the boundaries between man and machine. As rampant poverty plunges the world into chaos, a powerful new enemy of mankind emerges. Our only hope for salvation lies in the genius of Vincent McCarthy (Toby Stephens), the head scientist at Britain's Ministry of Defense. McCarthy has created an android prototype with unrivaled processing power and physical strength. When a programming glitch results in an unforeseen tragedy it begins to look like even McCarthy has failed in his efforts to save humanity, but with the help of artificial-intelligence expert Ava (Caity Lotz) he might just succeed in creating the world's smartest, strongest fighting machine.
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Special Features

"Inside The Machine," an in-depth look behind the scenes; Trailer
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/17/2014
  • UPC: 037117032341
  • Original Release: 2013
  • Source: Xlrator
  • Presentation: Color / Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:31:00
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Sales rank: 9,640

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Toby Stephens Vincent McCarthy
Caity Lotz Ava/The Machine
Denis Lawson Thomson
Sam Hazeldine James
Pooneh Hajimohammadi Suri
John-Paul Macleod , Paul Dawson
Helen Griffin Paul Dawson's Mother
Siwan Morris Lucy
Nicola Reynolds Joan
Jade Croot Mary
Jonathan Byrne Tim
Jonathan Christian Byrne Tim
Alan Low Assassin
Sule Rimi Technician (Dr. Giwa-Amu)
Joshua Higgott Assistant (Dr. James)
Giles Thomas Dr. Henning
Cornelius Garrett Doctor GP
Sam Ellis Surgeon
Richard Shackley Checkpoint Guard
Daniel Llewelyn-Williams Squadron Commander
Dafydd Emyr Armed Millitary Policeman
Ben McGregor Implant Soldier, Ben
Clark Fisher Implant Soldier, Clark
Gareth Jones Implant Soldier, Ryan
Technical Credits
Caradog W. James Director, Screenwriter
Seth Adams Asst. Director
Tony Auger Special Effects
Nicolaj Bruel Cinematographer
Jamie Carmichael Executive Producer
Stephen F. Davies Executive Producer
Paul Eyres Executive Producer
John Giwa-Amu Producer
Robert Graham Executive Producer
Christian Henson Score Composer
Jamie MacWilliam Art Director
Alan Martin Executive Producer
Mark Medding Special Effects
Mark Meddings Special Effects
Matt Mills Editor
Alan Moss Associate Producer
Ali Pour Executive Producer
Peter Rogers Production Manager
Gary Shaw Cinematographer
Mick Ward Asst. Director
Matt Weeks Sound Mixer
Jonathan Willis Associate Producer
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  • Posted July 14, 2014

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    Recall the skeptical laughter during the beginning of CLOSE ENCO

    Recall the skeptical laughter during the beginning of CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND? The audience finally shut up when the saucer shook the mailboxes. Well, my little blu-ray audience quit their goofing off when The Machine came to life in this relatively-low-budget sci-fi story. Caity Lotz could be favorably compared to the girl in BLADE RUNNER: remarkably athletic and beautiful. I couldn't take my old eyes off her eyes and face, mesmerized at the range of emotions and the perfect FX. Reviews which concentrate on the Usual Plot Suspects Seen Before might fail to admit that The Machine (Caity Lotz) and the CGI masters have achieved something truly watchable. Her birth is remincent of the robot in SATURN FIVE: very scary. Maybe ALIENS needed a female Artificial Person, or TERMINATOR, to bring Fem Lib into the 21st century.

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