Agreed, but Lucy and Ex Machina are far apart in concept. If artificial intelligence (AI) is developed to the point where a human can't tell if a machine is or is not human, will the AI being have the purity envisioned by Isaac Assimov, or will it have the mixture of good and evil possessed by its creators? Ex Machina seems to be saying the creator is cold-hearted and inherently evil and therefore the AI being mirrors its creator. The actress shows very flat affect in Ex Machina, but we've seen her in other roles where her abilities are better shown. Of course, it took a lot of ability to have the flat affect of her character in Ex Machina.