Review: Marjorie Prime (Michael Almereyda, 2017)

“I can help you if you let me. I’d like to help you. But first you have to tell me about myself.”

Memory is the central theme of Marjorie Prime, a claustrophobic chamber drama with a neat sci-fi hook. In its sleek near-future world, a service creating fully sentient holographic projections of late family members allows people to spend time with a version of a deceased loved one, even a younger incarnation of the departed if that’s what they want.

The artificial intelligence becomes more and more like the loved one based on the memories people share with them, whether they’re accurate representations of the past or a more palatable version that the user would prefer to remember…

Full review for SciFiNow

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