A future of cinema

Imagining a world without science, innovation and technology would be impossible. The cinema has echoed this reality, embodying it in numerous feature films that, for decades, have filled the screens with these arguments. Let’s look at some of these movies that made us, and make us, daydream.

From stories that raise the possibility of the misuse of technology to titles that, for example, tell the story of Marc Zuckerberg and the birth of Facebook; or the life and work of Steve Jobs.

Without going any further, in the last edition of the Oscars, Ridley Scott’s Mars had no less than seven nominations for the statuette: best film, best actor, best adapted screenplay, best visual effects, best sound, best director of art and best sound editing. However, and despite the expectations generated around the galactic film, we are going to begin with ExMachina our summary of the films that focus on technology. A story that literally snatched the statuette for the best visual effects from Mad Max in the last edition of the Oscars.

  • ExMachina is about Nathan, a millionaire programmer who urges a young employee of his company to spend a week with him in a remote place so that he participates in the test involving his latest creation, Ava. This is a robot that works with artificial intelligence and is shaped like a humanoid.7
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  • 1984. An adaptation of the George Orwell classic that presents technology as something fantastic but at the same time catastrophic because it is in the wrong hands. In 1984, the citizens are controlled by a Big Brother with advanced technology and are subjected to a dictatorship. One day, Winston Smith receives a message from Julia and they begin a relationship within what is allowed. After an encounter they are arrested and Winston is tortured. During the process you will have to question both your ideas and your feelings towards the girl.
  • On Minority Report, people are connected to a super computer that sends signals to detect and prevent crime before it occurs. This department is called the “Precrime Unit” and society is delighted with its operation. A cop played by Tom Cruise is embroiled in a scandal when he comes across a vision of himself killing a man he doesn’t know. For fear of arrest he becomes a fugitive and tries to find out why he would want to murder the man in the vision.
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A future of cinema

  • What’s behind Facebook? The social network is the film that tells the story of Marc Zuckerberg and the origin of the most famous social network in the world. A story that reflects the ambitions, dreams and challenges of a group of students who want to revolutionize the world of networks. A project for an internal social network for Harvard, and that, in just six years, had more than 500 million users and Zuckerberg as the youngest millionaire of all time.
  • A film that deals with technical supremacy over the human, so in vogue in recent times. In a perfect world Gattaca is a space study and research center for genetically perfect young people. Jerome Morrow, the ideal candidate, sees his life shattered by an accident, while naturally conceived Vincent Freeman dreams of going into space. Each will allow the other to achieve their dreams by defying the laws that govern Gattaca until everything is ruined and they threaten to derail their plans.
  • Blade Runner: “I have seen things that you would not believe: attacking burning ships beyond Orion, I have seen C-rays glow in the dark near the Tannhäusser Gate … All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in the rain …” This It is one of the most famous phrases in cinema and that the mythical Blade Runner gave us. Set in the distant 2019, in Los Angeles, in a future dominated by skyscrapers and neon signs. In this context, the Tyrell company has developed a robot called Nexus 6 or Replicator, which has a human appearance but with enormous strength. After an incident occurs, the replicants are declared outlaws and special units are created made up of Blade Runners, policemen whose goal is to kill them all.
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A future of cinema

  • Origin. Four Oscars in 2010 for best photography, best sound editing, best sound and visual effects for a story in which Domm Cobb does the job of penetrating people’s dreams to extract the secrets of their businesses and then sell them and achieve economic benefits. The businessman Saito recruits him for his last mission in which he will not have to steal any secrets, if not to implant an idea in the subconscious of the heir of a large multinational.
  • Matrix: the queen of technology movies. Released in 1999, it tells the story of Neo, a hacker who has sensed all his life that there is something else and that everything is a lie. With many references to the world of hackers and special effects that served as a precedent for many other films, the Wachowski brothers trilogy is a classic all that you cannot miss.
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A future of cinema

  • Artificial intelligence is a film that revolves around a very frequent theme in science fiction and increasingly closer to real life: the moment in which robots obtain intelligence and are capable of experiencing feelings, in this case, love. The plot takes place in a future world where humans share all aspects of their lives with robots.
  • And you could not miss an animation film like Wall-E. A story starring two robots that will be in charge of changing the history of humanity. Through them, topics on robotics, the possibility of living on other planets, pollution or climate change are discussed.
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