Crying Robot

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A promotional piece for the upcoming film Prometheus offers a peek at the futuristic vision of director Ridley Scott. The movie trailer is presented as a commercial for a fictional corporation, and features heartthrob Michael Fassbender as an android performing human tasks, proving the robot’s ability to mimic our actions and emotions—if not only at the surface level.