#019 – All About Her

#019 – All About Her

On this episode of the Reel World Theology Podcast:

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We talk about Spike Jonze film, Her, about a man, in the “not too distant future”, who falls in love with his operating system. This film, starring Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson, Rooney Mara, Amy Adams, Chris Pratt, etc, etc, has received universal acclaim and is nominated for 5 Academy Awards including “Best Original Screenplay” and “Best Picture” (and it’s probably a travesty that Phoenix isn’t nominated for “Best Actor”). This pseudo sci-fi tale weaves a story that takes us down roads where we have to explore humanities ability to love, connect, and make any type of relationship work. Ultimately, we are left to wonder “can you truly love a machine?”

Download Episode 019 Here:
Reel World Theology #019 – It’s All About Her

 

This weeks’ panel included Elijah Lovejoy and Griffin Kale.

Elijah Lovejoy
http://www.redeemergso.org/
Email:
elijah@redeemergso.org

Griffin Kale (@griffin_kale)
Dear Cynic 

 

Podcast Notes and Links:

Her on IMDB

Her on Rotten Tomatoes

Her award nominations

AI (Artificial Intelligence) on IMDB

Her Asks If Our Bodies Actually Matter at JRForesteros.com

Spike Jonze’s Her and the Limits of Technology at Think Christian

Spike Jonze and the Incarnation at Running Heads

Her: The Lure and Limits of iLove at Patheos

Her Film Review at ZekeFilm

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