Oddball Films presents The Dawn of the Planet of the Computers, a program of vintage films about the rise of computer technology and the early predictions for an automated future. From Ray Bradbury Sci-Fi to William Shatner explaining microprocessors, animation and more, take a look at the future of technology through the eyes of the past. Science Fiction's perennial Captain, William Shatner gets trippy with silica and microprocessors in the psychedelic AT&T sponsored Microworld (1976). Ray Bradbury's The Veldt (1982) features a nuclear family in a computerized home that leads to deadly results. Presaging the current internet matchmaking trend, Comput-Her Baby is a wacky art film spoofing the notion of computer-assisted love in 1967. The wacky Signal Syntax (1980) will have you watching out for your personal computer, because it might be trying to kill you. Incredible Machine (1968) previews the latest developments in computer-assist
ed imagery, electronic music, and voice processing. Hypothese Beta (1967), an Academy Award nominated film features an isolated computer punch card who creates chaotic and deadly disorder. Come early for Dan Rather's warning that The Computers are Coming (1983).
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