In the spirit of cautionary prophesies such as “2001: A Space Odyssey,” “Demon Seed,” “A.I. Artificial Intelligence” and “Her,” Alex Garland’s provocative film raises questions of gender, ethics and existentialism.
Maurice Sendak, a man whose imagination helped generations of children discover their own, “who wrenched the picture book out of the safe, sanitized world of the nursery and plunged it into the dark, terrifying and hauntingly beautiful recesses of the human psyche,” has died at 83 of complications from a recent stroke.
Well, this particular motion picture decidedly won't be the feel-good family drama of the year -- and that's just one more excellent reason to go see "Heavy Metal in Baghdad," an inside glimpse into the Baghdad metalhead scene, when it (hopefully) comes to a theater near you. Meanwhile, check out the theatrical trailer here.