This special-effect murder-mystery is a
mind-blowing visual marvel.
isn't quite so successful in engaging the brain, but it's far
more enjoyable than most summer blockbusters.
It's a high-tone popcorn movie with a good
deal of energy and a script that mixes a little thinking matter
with nice touches of humor.
Homicide detective Del Spooner (played
by Will Smith) arrives to investigate a murder at the robot factory,
but just doesn't trust these creepy engineered butlers.
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I, Robot is
a typical summer sci-fi, an intelligent, thought-provoking vision
of the future that turns into a big, loud action adventure movie,
full of amazing CGI effects and a disappointing plot.
It is Isaac Asimov's vision in name only,
having little to do with great writing and a lot to do with box
I liked the first hour of this science
fiction tale and found that the movie's forceful predicament,
that robots are going bad, to be a situation that could be the
start of an interesting story.
But the last half of this film seemed to
be more of a flashy video game. In the end the picture becomes
action insanity, with robots in revolution, and loses the human