December 18, 2013
Ion Cinema — December 18, 2013 | Jordan M. Smith
As with the larger whole of his work, Jonze challenges our notions of consciousness and embodiment through the naive notion of fantasy, but this time he takes pains to tie down Theodore’s romance with a technologically plausible narrative that sees Ray Kurzweil’s singularity coming steadily nearer.
Despite the ever-prevalence of tech and disconnection between people, Her is a powerful work of emotionally driven cinema. [...]