Movies About Sad Robots.

“Still Alive” by Jonathan Coulton (From the videogame, Portal)
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4 thoughts on “Movies About Sad Robots.

  1. You know, that little three minutes of video is more entertaining than any thing I am going to see on cable TV for the next 24 hours. I may have to borrow it. Especially since I am going to be posting a lot material about robots in the near future. Thank you for posting this. I am going to have learn a little about this Jonathan Coulton guy!

  2. Jonathan Coulton’s official site – http://www.jonathancoulton.com/
    Interview here – http://www.avclub.com/content/interview/jonathan_coulton

    yes it is a superb song, it’s seen here accompanied with a laser show orchestrated by a fan.

    The song plays over the closing credits of a computer game. I was astonished when I heard this. The games called “Portal”

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portal_(video_game)

    which apparantly represents something of a high-watermark for the medium.

    This song is wonderfully written, it works on many levels – mainly as a brilliantly subtle satire of science. I’ve discovered also that there’s nothing like a sad robot to beak down my emotional defences – Short Circuit, Wall E = peter’s tears.

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