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Domhnall Gleeson appears in a scene from "Ex Machina," an intelligent sci-fi mystery that explores the notions of consciousness, sentience and whether "artificial" intelligence is, in fact, real. Mr. Gleeson plays Caleb, a computer coder assigned to interact with his company's latest artificial intelligence model, Ava. (Associated Press photographs)

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Ex Machina’

It’s rare to see a sci-fi film that harkens back to the genre’s origins as a literary test bed for speculation about the ways that technology might evolve — and require humans to change in the process. But that’s just what “Ex Machina” is.

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FILE - In this March 6, 2014 file photo, Gabriel Garcia Marquez greets fans and reporters outside his home on his birthday in Mexico City. Fans of the Nobel Prize-winning novelist will commemorate the first anniversary of his death on Friday, April 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File)

Garcia Marquez remembered on anniversary of death

- Associated Press

From hundreds of public readings in Mexico to an exhibit in Bogota displaying the typewriter off which flew the pages of "One Hundred Years of Solitude," fans of Gabriel Garcia Marquez honored the Nobel laureate Friday on the one-year anniversary of his death.

FILE - In this March 9, 2015 file photo, Marion "Suge" Knight, center, arrives in court for a hearing about evidence in his murder case, in Los Angeles. Knight will stand trial on murder and attempted-murder charges after the former rap music mogul struck two men with his pickup truck in January, killing one and seriously injuring the other. Superior Court Judge Ronald Coen made the ruling Thursday after concluding a hearing that focused heavily on testimony from Cle "Bone" Sloan, who was hit outside a Compton burger stand. The judge also reduced bail from $25 million to $10 million. (Kevork Djansezian/Pool Photo via AP, File)

Hurdles in 'Suge' Knight case: Hesitant witness, fuzzy video

- Associated Press

On paper, the evidence in the murder case against Marion "Suge" Knight looks strong: Prosecutors have a surviving witness, video of the former rap music mogul running over two men and Knight's history of violence and intimidation.