It’s been a while since Maddy and Mary Ellen got to watch a movie they actually enjoyed, huh? This week, our co-hosts compare The VVitch with Ex Machina, Alex Garland’s thriller about robots, consciousness, and gender roles. Plus there’s that great scene where Oscar Isaac and Sonoya Mizuno dance around. During the episode, Maddy shouts out this essay by J.A. Micheline about the movie’s themes, which contains a lot of spoilers (much like this episode):

Ex Machina: A (White) Feminist Parable for Our Time