Friday, March 27, 2009

Robot Nightmare

Honestly, this scene out of the otherwise horrendous Superman III also scared the shit out of me when I saw it. I mean, just like at this crazyness:

The thought of being violently plated in metal and having my will sucked away by an angry AI is pretty scary, and the filmmakers played it to the hilt in that scene. By contrast, this treatment of "cyborgization" in Star Trek is practically tepid: