MOVIES ABOUT VIRTUAL REALIT

VIRTUAL REALITY MOVIES Uncanny Valley

     

    Uncanny valley is a short film about the dangers of virtual reality. The film takes place in a future where people are addicted to virtual reality.Virtual reality addicts use VR like a drug to relieve boredom and to satisfy their lust for violence.

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    The term uncanny valley, is defined as a computer-generated figure or humanoid robot bearing a near-identical resemblance to a human being arouses a sense of unease or revulsion in the person viewing it. People are viewing something they know is fake, but it looks true enough to fake the mind into believing it is real.

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    The film starts off in a documentary style, interviewing virtual reality addicts in an abandoned looking building. The VR addicts talk about their need to play. One of the virtual reality addicts says he has not left his house in years. Another man announces his kill to death ratio, while he explains his day. The man says” I wake up, check my standings and I’m back in virtual reality”.

     

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    The main protagonist talks about line between the real world and virtual reality getting blurrier every day. He begins to see “glitches” in the Virtual reality world

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    Uncanny valley is a pretty trippy movie about virtual reality. The movie shows a dark side to virtual reality in a way that feels like it could really happen. This will not be the only movie about virtual reality for very long. Steven Spielberg is on board to direct, Ready Player One (2017).