Upgrade (2018)


STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 0

Verdict – 3/5

Pros –
1) The movie initially appeared to be an ordinary revenge movie with a sci-fi element but the story kept unfolding with new twist and turns.
2) STEM – The AI antagonist.
3) Some good STEM enhanced action sequences.
4) The climactic scene where STEM send Grey’s consciousness to a Utopian fantasy.

 

Cons –
1) Black Mirror has ruined this genre. It has now set the bar too high for any Cyberpunk movie.

 

Quote –
Stem: I need your permission to operate independently.
Grey Trace: Permission granted.

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