M3gan review: A chilling sci-fi film about the dangers of AI care
It pays to know what you really need from a sophisticated learning machine, particularly if you don’t want a killer robot on your hands, says Simon Ings
25 January 2023
On general release
AFTER doing something unspeakable to a school bully’s ear, chasing him through a forest like a wolf and then driving him under the wheels of a passing car, M3gan, the world’s first “Model 3 Generative Android”, returns to comfort Cady, its inventor’s niece. “We’ve learned a valuable lesson today,” it whispers.
So has the audience: before you ask a learning machine to do something for you, it helps if you know what that thing …