So what if everyone you love is a robot?We all lie awake at night contemplating the likelihood that our lives are illusions that robots created for us. Right? These movies about artificial intelligence won’t help your insomnia but they will give you something fun to watch while you obsess over the inevitable demise of humanity. Sure, robots are probably going to take all our jobs away and make human intimacy obsolete. And it’s likely that sentient androids on the brink of existential crises will one day become a problem for humans. But that doesn’t mean we should stop enjoying movies about artificial intelligence. After all, they might be our best guide to surviving a robot filled future.
A super soldier cyborg assassin gets sent through time from AI controlled 2029 to 1984 to kill the mother of the leader of the human resistance before he could even be born. The assassin is followed through time by a human soldier whose job is to project the baby mama target but actually just impregnates her with the leader of the human resistance. Oh irony! Plus the Terminator only exists because pieces of it’s destroyed body were found by crafty 1980s scientists who used it to reverse engineer the f—ing Terminators! Come with me if you want to lose hours of your day contemplating the intricacies and consequences of time travel.