Not just another android gone bad, Luke Scott’s neo-Frankenstein soft peddles the techno-babble and gets right to the point. Artificial human female Morgan is acting up and something must be done. “Risk Management” specialist Lee Weathers (Kate Mara) is dispatched to the research site to get a first-hand look at the problem child. One look at Weathers and we know she has not been sent to fill out insurance forms. She is all about business, something the rest of the characters seem to have forgotten.
Morgan (a great performance by Anya Taylor-Joy of “The Witch”) is an androgynous teenage robot that has come to combine the worst aspects of Regan in “The Exorcist” and H.A.L. 9000 in “2001: A Space Odyssey.” (CONTINUED)