We live in an age where there’s a new device, invention or thing created to make life on this planet easier, better and more comfortable. Artificial intelligence is something we’ve come to expect from our machines and it does indeed have a net positive on our lives. However, like all good things too much can prove harmful and there’s an innate fear that the machines will take over human life. Hollywood loves to play on that paranoia, and there have been several movies that play on the “what would happen if the computers rose up!” With Transcendance exploring what might happen if we upload a person’s consciousness to the internet, I decided to look at films with malevolent A.I. and what worked the best.