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Plot: A corporate risk-management consultant must determine whether or not to terminate an artificial being’s life that was made in a laboratory environment.
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Following in your film-making father’s footsteps can be perceived either as a credible career choice or an inevitable curse. So the question is put forth to **Morgan** first-time director Luke Scott as he oversees this kinetic but overly familiar choppy and saggy sci-fi horror-thriller. Of course Luke is the son of famed _Alien_ and _Blade Runner_ movie mastermind Ridley Scott–the co-producer of his offspring’s muddled and mediocre futuristic feature.
Sure, the young Scott incorporates some of the elder Scott’s cinematic flourishes but for the most part **Morgan** toys around with interesting philosophical concepts and perceptions but fails to make any of these adventurous ingredients gel with any lingering forethought beyond the identity of a probing and generic genetics-oriented melodrama.
Indeed, **Morgan** has its moments of energetic lapses but the tension is telegraphed from miles away. There is something superficial about the manufactured dilemma in **Morgan** that simply misses the mark in mustering any legitimate skepticism about artificial intelligent ingenues gone roguish. The continued genre of artificial human beings–male or female–seems like a fascinating fable to tap into the mind of humanistic arrogance and progression. With past showcases as Michael Crichton’s _Westworld_ or Steven Spielberg’s _A.I._ one can see the preoccupation with revisiting this film phenom topic especially in the age of millennium movie-making. Unfortunately, the arrival of the mediocre **Morgan** does not quite follow a glorious path in this cinematic tradition.
The center of attention in this lucrative experimentation of artificial life forms involves a “girl” named Morgan (Anya Taylor-Joy). The construction of Morgan is quite ambitious as she is composed of synthetic DNA while placed physically in the body of a wild-child acting teenager. Morgan has the mentality (and physicality) of 5-year old lab-grown specimen kid and we get to check out her so-called psychological malfunctioning when she aggressively attacks Dr. Kathy Grieff (Academy Award nominee Jennifer Jason Leigh, “The Hateful Eight”) in her claustrophobic room. When Morgan tragically stabs Dr. Grieff in the eyeball we are bluntly hit over the head with the brutal hinting that this little hoodie-wearing dangerous diva is a walking disastrous time-bomb waiting to happen among the opportunistic human lab technician capitalists that invented her caustic existence.
Enter Lee Weathers (Kate Mara). Corporate risk analyst consultant Lee is sent by her profitable employer to the remote testing lab where Morgan was conceived to obviously oversee their expensive investment in the artificially crafted feminine pet project that now is showing telling signs of defiance and disobedience. The uncontrollable Morgan is an unhinged handful to contain and the lab staff at the facility are scattering about to contain the selective damage done by her destructive hands. In general, the massive and deep-wooded compound that houses Morgan and the various doctors, lab techs, researchers and business associates that come in unison for the sake of human technological tampering is a sinister setting to say the least.
Morgan is downright deadly and not a techno-tart to tangle with at will. As Dr. Kathy continues to nurse her severe eye-related wounds inflicted by the haunting human-like honeybun with indescribable speed and strength the other facility caretakers realize that the brooding Morgan may in fact be too much to handle for the self-appointed brilliant scientific minds that gave her questionable life. Among the brainy bunch that are trying to lasso the unpredictable tiny terror is Morgan’s main creator in the Nervous Ned-like persona of geeky Dr. Simon Ziegler (Toby Jones). Dr. Lui Cheng (Michelle Yeoh from “Mechanic: Resurrection”) is not new to the controversial rodeo where humanoid experimentation is concerned (resulting in Lui’s former colleague’s tragic fates). Married doctors in Brenda and Darren Finch (Vinette Robinson and Chris Sullivan) hold some glossy parental fondness for the hostile teen-experiment-in-turmoil. Dr. Amy Menser (“Game of Thrones” star Rose Leslie) has eerily taken some head-scratching “fancy” to the youthful Morgan that goes beyond inappropriate means. Rounding out the colorful group that cater to the facility functioning (and Morgan’s every step of chaos) is Lee’s tour guide Ted (Michael Yare) and cooking guru Skip Vronsky (Boyd Holbrook).
**Morgan** has some tension-filled wallop that resonates occasionally but the draggy drama never quite stimulates to the point of presenting Taylor-Joy’s lab-table vixen as nothing more that a brutish brat with a temper. The thought of Taylor-Joy’s minor-aged monster being unleashed on an unsuspecting world must have looked intriguing on the creative drawing board. However, being a pesky thorn in the side of misguided scientific minds does not exactly spell tasty devastation on society as a whole. In fact, we find ourselves cheering for the maligned Morgan to knock off these myopic medical duds to get some guilty pleasure relief from this lethal but lumbering horror sideshow.
Owens’s labored script is never challenging enough to buy into the cynicism of the profitable propaganda involving artificial intelligence at the expense of human curiosities.** Morgan** routinely dips into the blank coldness of hollow despair with only Taylor-Joy’s random naughtiness as the reliant stimulant. Mara’s Lee Weathers is surprisingly effective as the truth-seeking corporate drone out to uncover the mysteries of Morgan and the pricey lab compound that needs to prove its usefulness to her inquiring organization. Paul Giamatti pops up as the only sensible soul diagnosing the unwound Morgan as a potential toxic teen to the world environment.
There is some slickness and saucy sentiments to the uneven **Morgan** but it channels nothing dynamically distinctive from other considerable fare that competently tapped into this theme with more profoundly in-depth pizzazz and promise. Morgan may be a super-powered enigma and the hard-nosed Lee Weathers wants this frenzied freak show deactivated and put out of her misery. This is rather funny because the true troubleshooters that need deactivation are the **Morgan**-made manipulators (both on screen and off screen) that should return to the lukewarm lab room.
Scott Free Films
1 hr. 32 mins.
Starring: Kate Mara, Anya Taylor-Joy, Toby Jones, Rose Leslie, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Paul Giamatti, Michelle Yeoh, Rose Leslie, Vinette Robinson, Chris Sullivan, Boyd Holbrook, Michael Yare
Directed by: Luke Scott
MPAA Rating: R
Genre: Horror & Science Fiction/Fantasy & Technology/Artificial Intelligence Drama
Critic’s rating: ** stars (out of 4 stars)
(c) **Frank Ochieng** 2016
While critically reviled, I found this to be a taut, tense genre exercise driven by a superb performance from Anya Taylor-Joy.
An Entertaining Movie, Though It Feels Very Familiar
Morgan is about a risk management consultant having to decide whether or not the current artificial intelligence project should continue or be terminated. Lee Weathers shadows the scientists to see how they work with Morgan and her responses in preparation for the real psychic-evaluation the next day.
I felt the story to be compelling with some minor plot holes that I chose to ignore as the overall experience was worth it. I enjoyed all of the characters and their personal relationships with Morgan as they really presented the family vibe. The pacing was good as it had plenty of time to introduce the characters and make them relatable to the audience. The movie is set at a slower pace so don’t expect a lot of action or real horror elements which were kind of advertised.
The movie features Anya Taylor-Joy as Morgan who really owns the role. I really believe the way she is going she will become a house hold name before too long. She reminds me of a younger Jennifer Lawrence but with better range as an actress. Kate Mara also shines as the lead character which is nice to see after the fail of a movie that was the Fantastic Four.
I would rate this a little higher if it were more original but sadly it is too much of a reminder of Blade Runner, and more recently Ex Machina. The latter two created an environment so unique to the sub genre while Morgan just feels like a rehash.
Morgan is still a good movie and worth a watch, but don’t expect them to rewrite the book. Also it is a good movie to get everyone excited for Blade Runner sequel in 2017 if anything else.
Good actors, cool (but unoriginal) concept, but terrible story and character development
The trailer was misleading (surprise!). The trailer made it seem like this was going to be some sort of supernatural thriller with Morgan using telekinesis and so what. In reality this movie is nothing more than an action martial arts movie. You read that right, THIS IS AN ACTION MARTIAL ARTS MOVIE!
I actually don’t might seeing Kate and Anya engaging in fights during the second half of this movie (This movie is barely 85 minutes, not including credits) because they do a good job with the 2 – 3 fights that they have. The problem is that the fights are so chopped up and quick edited that you end up getting a headache from all the cuts in the fight.
The story is interesting at the beginning but loses itself during the second half when it becomes a martial arts action movie. There is really no horror in this movie, and you can’t be scared of Morgan because Anya (Actress playing Morgan) is just too good looking of a girl to be scary. Morgan isn’t really a force to be afraid of since all she does is threaten people with a handgun, bite people like a dog, and perform martial arts.
The characters have ZERO development besides Morgan. Kate Mara has zero character development until the final shot of the movie. The rest of the characters, you know absolutely nothing about. Yeoh is a legendary martial arts actress yet she doesn’t even get to showcase her skills in this movie at all. This movie tries to bring in this philosophical element of “even if Morgan is not human, she feels human emotion so maybe she IS human,” but it completely abandoned all of that during the second act.
Seriously, I am so happy Anya found success in Split because this movie is extremely silly and forgettable. Anya Taylor Joy (Along with the cast) deserves to be in a better film. This is one of the shortest films I have ever seen released on the big screen. It just shows that they had a cool premise but had no idea what to do with it, thus ending it as soon as possible, and with one of the worst death scenes ever for a “villain.”
There is a cool twist with Kate’s character during the final shot of the film, but besides that, this movie doesn’t need to be seen unless you have 85 minutes to spend. Don’t expect anything big out of this, expect a paper thin plot with zero development and a ton of hand to hand fighting between Anya and Kate.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 32 min (92 min)
Genre Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Director Luke Scott
Writer Seth W. Owen
Actors Kate Mara, Anya Taylor-Joy, Rose Leslie, Michael Yare
Awards 2 nominations.
Production Company Scott Free Productions
Sound Mix Dolby Atmos
Aspect Ratio 2.35 : 1
Camera Arri Alexa
Film Length N/A
Negative Format N/A
Cinematographic Process N/A
Printed Film Format DCP