Sundance film about a man and robot gets early buzz

Maybe robots won't destroy us all after all

A film that's getting some significant buzz at the Sundance Film Festival is "Robot and Frank", a futuristic movie about a cranky old man and a caretaker robot (given to him by his son). The old man, played by Frank Langella, is annoyed by the robot initially, but eventually begins to find him more useful.

What's cool about this is we get a movie about robots that are helpful, not bent on destroying the human race, as we often get in science-fiction movies. Here's a clip from from the movie, if you get a chance to see it (I haven't seen it, I've just watched these preview clips), let us know what you thought:

Courtesy of Wired and Entertainment Weekly, which has additional video clips you can watch.

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