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From: James Jordan <jbjordan4@home.com>
Subject: Re: (urth) OT: A.I.
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2001 12:15:17 

At 09:40 PM 8/20/2001 -0500, you wrote:
>Anybody seen this?  Anybody have any thoughts about it?
>My excuse for bringing it up here, aside from its being an sf movie and
>loosely based on an Aldiss story, is that it strikes me as being vaguely
>Lupine: the main character reminds me of some of Wolfe's child protagonists
>(e. g. "The War Beneath the Tree," "And When They Appear"), and the movie is
>ambiguous to an extent quite unusual for a Hollywood movie.
>My thoughts, briefly: when I first saw it I didn't like it at all.  But
>thinking about it, I found myself intrigued by it and decided to give it
>another shot.  Now (upon a second viewing) I think it's an excellent movie,
>albeit with serious and glaring flaws.
>I do have more to say, but I'll hold off until I see if anyone's interested.

Go for it. I'm interested. I found the Disney-Pinocchio twists interesting, 
but I thought Bladerunner addressed the fundamental issue better.


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