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Film Review - Atlas (2024)


As the world buzzes over the rapid development of AI, “Atlas” tries to turn the computer future into action cinema, eschewing scientific analysis for a more blockbuster take on the relationship between people and machines. Moving past his years as a Dwayne Johnson director, Brad Peyton (“Rampage,” “San Andreas,” and “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island”) hopes to bring a little thunder to Jennifer Lopez’s career, overseeing a large-scale endeavor that employs a large amount of visual effects and a screenplay (by Leo Sardarian and Aron Eli Coleite) that’s very derivative of other sci-fi adventures. “Atlas” details the story of a woman’s battle to maintain her very human-ness around a futureworld of artificial intelligence, tasked with stopping a powerful enemy, and Payton aims to go big with the work. However, it’s the quieter moments between the characters that tend to work the best, away from the noisiness of the effort and its bizarrely optimistic portrayal of AI support. Read the rest at


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