Jun 15, 2014 8:15 AM
Remember the good old days when computers just stole your jobs? Soon, they'll be after our hearts, as well! That's the thesis of Spike Jonze's great Oscar-nominated film for Best Picture, Her ($15), anyway. Joaquin Phoenix's lonely and sympathetic character enters a whirlwind romance with his computer's operating system, but is it possible to sustain a relationship with artificial intelligence? The movie seems to suggest not, but since we already spend more time with our laptops than any real life human, why not try to put a ring on it?