Twitter Tutorials Take Two

Georgie O'Brien

It appears we have finally reached the end of our live-tweeting tutorials for BCM325. That’s ten weeks of film analyses, critical evaluations, philosophical conversations and way too many spelling mistakes (Twitter: please allow us to edit tweets).

Week 6: Robot and Frank (2012)

A more uplifting story compared to films watched in previous weeks, “Robot and Frank” depicted a more realistic and positive future where robots can be purchased as assisted living devices for the elderly.

This viewing brought up important discussions about the depiction of artificial intelligence (AI) and robots within traditional media. We are typically shown ultra dystopian futures where AI has essentially taken over the world, with humans living in a mostly, if not…

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