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The Trailer for Spike Jonze’s New Movie Will Make You Want to Take Your iPhone to Prom

Ah, romance.
Bet he mugged David Remnick for those glasses.

Bet he mugged David Remnick for those glasses.

AI romance: Guess it’s not just for nerds anymore? The trailer for Her, a new film from Spike Jonze, has just been released. It’s the story of a mustachioed Joaquin Phoenix falling in love with a semi-sentient software program named Samantha, voiced by Scarlett Johansson. (She’s Siri, basically.) And yet there’s Amy Adams right there in front of him, in the IRL flesh with an ill-advised hairdo.

What a phubber.

Early indicators suggest the movie will be twee as shit. Sparklers! A ukulele! The Yeah Yeah Yeahs! The protagonist spinning in circles with his smartphone and giggling madly at the joyfulness of life! Bet $5 an entire generation of whimsical dudes take their iPhones to prom as the direct result of this movie.

(h/t Gizmodo)

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