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13 Great Movie Androids, Cyborgs and Robots

Everyone loves lists and movies. I love mechanical life forms too. So I’ve rolled all three into one with a little engineering spin. This list is by no means comprehensive – it’s simply thirteen of my favourite androids, cyborgs and robots.   13. Blinky – BlinkyTM (2011) BlinkyTM is a short film about a boy,…

By Ernest Buehman
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Beam me up, Scotty: 10 Great Movie Engineers

Engineers past and present have far reaching influences on the world of today. From simple light bulbs to complex iPhones, contemporary society would be unrecognisable without the behind-the-scenes efforts of hardworking technical experts. Engineers in movies are either presented as living in the shadows of their mother’s basement or running headlong into danger hell-bent on…

By Ernest Buehman
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Crisis of the Undead: Zombies ate my movie script

Zombies are huge right now and never before have so many astoundingly bad films (and books… and TV shows… and video games) made their way into the mainstream. Never has the genre been populated by so many characters who are, in fact, less intelligent than the zombies they are up against. Never have there been…

By Ernest Buehman