Reference Work

AI in Film History. Fantasies, Power and Humanity

Claudia Sandberg

Goethe Universitat | Published : 2020


Artificial intelligence has been depicted in film for decades. It embodies the tension in our societies between interest, enthusiasm, scepticism and anxiety about the technologies we have created and which surround us every day. Hollywood imagery exists alongside productions in all types of genres, from sci-fi to melodrama, that depict machines controlling the most intimate aspects of our lives.

University of Melbourne Researchers