Rodney Copperbottom is a young robot inventor who dreams of making the world a better place, until the evil Ratchet takes over Big Weld Industries. Now, Rodney's dreams – and those of his friends – are in danger of becoming obsolete.
Brixton has degenerated into a disregarded area inhabited by London's new robot workforce - robots built and designed to carry out all of the tasks which humans are no longer inclined to do. The mechanical population of Brixton has rocketed, resulting in unplanned, cheap and quick additions to the skyline. The film follows the trials and tribulations of young robots surviving at the sharp end of inner city life, living the predictable existence of a populous hemmed in by poverty, disillusionment and mass unemployment. When the Police invade the one space which the robots can call their own, the fierce and strained relationship between the two sides explodes into an outbreak of violence echoing that of 1981.
Exploring provocative viewpoints from engineers, factory workers, journalists, philosophers and Asimov himself, The Truth About Killer Robots is a cautionary tale about a world automating beyond control.
Robot mercenaries are sent on a mission to activate a machine that will bring about a new age of enlightenment.
3 robot-themed episodes from various Scooby-Doo series. First stop is Cyber Gulch, where the Mystery, Inc. gang must solve the riddle of the man-a-trons or get terminated in Go West, Young Scoob. En route to Florida, Freddy runs into a real Monster Truck at a championship stock car race in Gentlemen, Start Your Monsters. Buckle up for a roller-coaster ride of fun and fear in Foul Play in Funland when the gang discovers a fully operated amusement park...with nobody in it! Will they find the phantom in the Hall of Mirrors? Stay tuned for more escapades with Scooby-Doo - and watch out for those robots!
Engineers join the race to design cutting-edge robots capable of performing human tasks, but major technical and ethical challenges lie ahead.
This short film profiles the benevolent Mike Sullivan, who has been in the process of shooting a stop-motion robot sex film in his New York City apartment for the last ten years. Obsessed with the meticulous construction of the miniature robot porn stars, his apartment now overflows with thousands, leaving him only tiny paths to navigate and no place to film his epic.
The film uses footage from south-eastern Turkey of the Kurdish town of Cizre on the Syrian border, which now resembles a ghost town following numerous skirmishes of escalating intensity between the government and the PKK footage from south-eastern Turkey of the Kurdish town of Cizre on the Syrian border, which now resembles a ghost town following numerous skirmishes of escalating intensity between the government and the PKK (Kurdistan Workers' Party). It is the hometown of Ismail al-Jazari, the Arab polymath (he was a scholar, inventor, mathematician, engineer and artist) who wrote a book about mechanical apparatuses in 1205 to convey knowledge about ingenious devices. He described a hundred mechanical devices, some 80 of which are trick vessels of various kinds, along with instructions on how to construct them. Steyerl combines the pictures of the town with questions addressed to Siri, the software installed in iPhones: What role does computer technology play in war?
A short film about a Grandpa telling a tall tale to his grandson one summer day in NYC.
Two robots, Sophia and Han, debate the future of humanity in this entertaining conversation from RISE technology conference 2017. Moderated by Ben Goertzel, renowned researcher and author in contemporary AI.
Elijah Bailey, the greatest detective of the 23rd century, is faced with his toughest assignment ever... and he needs your help. For the first time in 100 years, someone has attempted a murder. With the advent of the Robot, crime has virtually disappeared. Yet a murder attempt has been made, and it may happen again. Who did it? Was it an Earthling, a Spacer, or the unthinkable... a Robot? Only you can put together the pieces and uncover the identity of the perpetrator. You'll have to move quickly though, and catch the criminal before another attempt is made.
Cyborg presenter James Young journeys across the world to meet the makers and users of sex robots who have plans for a Westworld-style future where sex bots live amongst us.
A captivating and vertiginous documentary on the relations between man and machines, in the heart of the laboratories where the humanoids of tomorrow are invented. We are on the eve of a revolution, that of the humanoids. These robots with a human face are more and more efficient: they walk, see, hear, speak - They look like two drops of water, are ready to enter our lives, our homes, and are even capable of learn about our own condition. Roboticists believe that, in ten years, androids will be part of our daily lives as well as individual computers. Are we ready?
Two happy, gentle robots take some time out to visit a theme park and take in the sights.
An epic silent space opera about a robot-based alien invasion, featuring unique visuals created by meticulously modifying and editing thousands of hours of silent and serial film footage. With an original story, musical score, and sound design, Time of the Robots creates a new experience highly reminiscent of early cinema.
A short animation by Paramotion Films that tells the story of “a robot and his disturbed memory.”
Terrifying creatures, wicked surprises and dark comedy converge in this NSFW anthology of animated stories presented by Tim Miller and David Fincher.