First screened in January 2016
Director: Michael Almereyda. Cast: Peter Sarsgaard, Winona Ryder, Edoardo Ballerini, John Palladino, Jim Gaffigan, Ned Eisenberg, Anthony Edwards, Taryn Manning, Gameela Wright, Paul Lazar, Pascal Yen-Pfister, Kellan Lutz, Dennis Haysbert, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Xavier Fan, Josh Hamilton, John Leguizamo, Michael Siberry, Lori Singer, Emily Tremaine, Mark Elliot Wilson, Anton Yelchin, Lucy Fava, Jude Patrick White. Screenplay: Michael Almereyda.

Twitter Capsule: Through the wall of Almereyda's affectations, I vaguely sense an even richer, more persuasive movie. Few shocks here.

VOR:   I was not too persuaded by the movie's copious conceits and alienation effects but I grant it takes risks on them. Unusual, too, to see academic research tracked so closely.

Photo © 2015 Magnolia Pictures/Intrinsic Value Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C+

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