Stop just before the happy ending for a great film.
almost 5 years
Childhood fave ♡ Watching it now is like I'm on drugs. Still amazing!
over 5 years
First movie ever that made me cry! Such a sweet story!
Loses it's focus in an overlong telling, leaving behind a muddy thesis.
sci-fi but tragic.
over 7 years
Kubrick Not in the house.
over 8 years
Very long and slow paced. Very strong visual style - sci fi fans should see at least once.
A.I. Artificial Intelligence, also known as A.I., is a 2001 science fiction drama film directed, produced and co-written by Steven Spielberg. Based on Brian Aldiss' short story "Super-Toys Last All Summer Long", the film stars Haley Joel Osment, Frances O'Connor, Jude Law, Sam Robards, Jake Thomas and William Hurt. Set sometime in the future, A.I. tells the story of David, a child-like android uniquely programmed with the ability to love.
Development of A.I. originally began with director Stanley Kubrick in the early 1970s. Kubrick hired a series of writers up until the mid-1990s, including Brian Aldiss, Bob Shaw, Ian Watson and Sara Maitland. The film languished in development hell for years, partly because Kubrick felt computer-generated imagery was not advanced enough to create the David character, whom he believed no child actor would believably portray. In 1995, Kubrick handed A.I. to Steven Spielberg, but the film did not gain momentum until Kubrick's death in 1999. Spielberg...