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How Bobby Fischer Served As Inspiration For Oscar Isaac's Ex Machina Performance

Now that Elon Musk has successfully bought Twitter, it seems like a great time to talk about the trope of the "genius" tech bro, and what better way to do that than to discuss director Alex Garland's psychologically thrilling A.I. movie "Ex Machina"? This 2014 hit tells the story of Caleb Smith (Domhnall Gleeson), a programmer who wins a competition to spend a week living alongside tech genius Nathan Bateman (Moon Knight ... I mean, Oscar Isaac). Nathan lives a secluded life in a totally bougie home, completely isolating himself — and Caleb — from the outside world.
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