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Alex Garland spoke to this in an interview with TheFilmStage. The title quite literally means "The Machine" since ... er... that's what it's about, a machine. TFS: I’ve read quite a few interviews with you about this film but I’ve yet to really see anyone ask you about the title itself. Ex Machina. Taken from Deus Ex Machina, so all it means is The ...


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Ex machina is a Latin phrase which can be translated as "from the machine" or "by reason of the machine". If one starts from the second translation then "deus ex machina" can be taken to mean "god by reason of the machine".


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The relationship between Ex Machina and Deus Ex is that both are based on the same original phrase: Deus ex machina. The phrase had a specific meaning related to plays, however both the artworks in question are using its literal translation: God from the machine. Deus Ex, the video game series, has protagonists who undergo progressive cyborg augmentation. ...


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Hmmm. Well, at the end of the movie it shows her in a city, as if to become part of society. It would be assumed that she will try to pass herself off as human. "Ex" means "used to be", or "formerly", as in ex-wife. She is now, at least socially, an ex-machine.


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Edited due to many comments providing advice: Deus Ex Machina doesn't originate from the (rather spectacular) video game Deus Ex. Modern meaning Nowadays, it's a simple phrase that exists in the English language and is defined as such: a character or thing that suddenly enters the story in a novel, play, movie, etc., and solves a problem that had ...


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Deus ex machina is a very old theatrical plot device, where the characters of gods would be brought on stage to develop the plot. It came to mean any 'outside influence' on the plot structure, which could not have been performed by the characters themselves. Its literal meaning "God from the machine" has been reinterpreted over recent years, as the plot ...


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The silence literally means helplessness. The movie touches the psychological problem of dealing with people of disabled, naive and infantile mind, as of the maniac character.


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Well, the obvious answer is the amorphous "cultural differences". For example, The Avengers was a completely unrelated and very popular British TV series with a British cast in the 60's. It did get some exposure in the USA in syndication, but that mostly stopped decades ago. Whereas the comic book Avengers have been selling in bookstores and supermarkets in ...


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The title comes from the very last line of the book. As Andrew Martin states, early in the book, Starling and Lecter have a conversation about her having nightmares with screaming lambs and that she thinks the nightmares will stop if she can save Catherine The book finishes with Clarice Starling having saved Catherine, and true to the conversation, her ...


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It refers to a conversation between Clarice and Hannibal Lecter. In order for Lecter to help with her investigation, he demands she tell him information from her personal life, to satisfy his curiosity. Her story begins with her upbringing in West Virginia with her father. He was later shot. She lived with her mother, but was sent away to live with her ...


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The 4th of July holiday in America is called Independence Day, celebrating the day the Thirteen Colonies made themselves a new nation, free from the British. So from a historical point of view, it's quite logical whilst the national holiday is called Independence Day. However, in the film they twist this a little. Consider the president's rousing speech ...


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In the movie,aliens have destroyed most cities of world and mankind's best weapon is the will to survive. I think the survival of humans in this movie is called 'Independence' Here is what Wiki has to say about your question justification for commemorating the 4th of July as a worldwide "Independence Day": With the successful implantation of the ...



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