‘I’m Your Man’ Review: Dan Stevens Is a Soulful Robot in Winsome Romance from ‘Unorthodox’ Director

‘I’m Your Man’ Review: Dan Stevens Is a Soulful Robot in Winsome Romance from ‘Unorthodox’ Director
The concept of human-robot love has provided fertile ground for sci-fi storytelling, from Data in “Star Trek” to the disembodied voice of “Her” all the way through “Ex Machina” and “Wandavision,” because it presents an obvious paradox: No amount of engineering genius, it seems, can design the perfect mate. “I’m Your Man,” the , inverts that formula: A machine may provide the ideal companion, but that very question for perfection is part of the problem.

Actor-turned-director Schrader, who last handled Netflix’s breakout miniseries hit “Unorthodox,” has once again made a movie about one woman learning to come to terms with her greater potential. In that respect, “I’m Your Man” is only sci-fi in the flimsiest sense, and seems less invested in epistemological questions than the way they speak to its protagonist’s soul-searching malaise. Alma (Maren Egert) is an established scientist at Berlin’s Pergamon Museum working on a complex
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