I Am Mother review: Netflix takes on humans versus robots

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If you’ve seen a science fiction movie in your time here on planet Earth, you can probably guess where I Am Mother, Netflix’s new sci-fi thriller, is going.

Directed by Grant Sputore, the film begins in a repopulation center following an extinction event. A robot, referred to as Mother (physically performed by Luke Hawker and voiced by Rose Byrne), begins the repopulation process, raising a girl she simply calls Daughter (Clara Rugaard). Blindly trusting of her guardian, Daughter never questions Mother’s claim that the outside world remains too toxic, hence their confinement to the underground facility. That unconditional belief, however, wavers when a severely wounded stranger (Hilary Swank) arrives at the bunker doors.

Date: 2019-06-07T20:00:00-04:00
Author: Karen Han
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There’s a long, absolutely delightful history of demented robots and dangerously self-aware A.I. in science fiction, and for a while, it’s hard to tell where I Am Mother’s title character belongs in the Bad ‘Bot pantheon. It’s tough to pinpoint why, exactly, you don’t trust Mother, an angular android with a single peering eye and a track-runner’s gait. But you sense there’s something unsettling about this caretaker from the moment you see her pull out a tiny palm-sized packet containing a human embryo and place into a sort of womb microwave. And that’s before you hear Rose Byrne’s eerily calm monotone coming out of this cyber-tiger mom’s voicebox.

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Publisher: Rolling Stone
Date: 2019-06-07T18:29:07+00:00
Author: David Fear
Twitter: @RollingStone
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Netflix’s I Am Mother robot makes eerie appearance at film’s premiere alongside Hilary Swank and cast

While critics have been singing the praise’s of Netflix‘s I am Mother, it looks like the robot from the sci-fi thriller doesn’t want to miss out on the premiere fun either, appearing alongside Hillary Swank and the cast.

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But while the stars were all smiles on the red carpet, the biggest star of them all ‘ the robot ‘ was never quite far behind.

Critics have already been raving about the new Netflix series which tells the story of a teenage girl that has been raised by her robotic mother (voiced by Rose Byrne) whose main goal is to re-populate the earth after a massive global extinction.

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Publisher: Metro
Date: 2019-06-07T15:48:11+0000
Twitter: @MetroUK
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I Am Mother review: Netflix sci-fi chiller is one bad mama

In the movies, we’ve seen some terrifying robots that are seriously bad mothers. So for once, let’s meet a robot that’s actually a good mom.

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Shot in an ominous gray and scarlet palette, the bunker is a closed-off location bursting with drama. Writer Michael Lloyd Green and director Grant Sputore wring tension from the shut-in situation. Is Mother really the nurturing figure she says? What’s really outside? And how will Mother react if her Daughter turns against her?

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As daughter hits her teenage years, she’s soon ducking tests and testing her boundaries instead. Kids, eh? Except this mother-daughter dynamic has implications for the future of the planet. And the steel matriarch soon shows her steely side, sprinting into protective mode like a maternal Terminator when her charge is threatened.

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Publisher: CNET
Author: Richard Trenholm
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