This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.
“I don't think it is [sexist],” says Ex Machina's science advisor, who apparently has some kind of Twitter alert for “Ex Machina AND male gaze”. He asserts that, to “examine the objectification of women”, the female characters in the film must be objectified.
I have two main problems with this. Firstly, what is served by “examining the objectification of women” in this fashion? What is Alex Garland trying to communicate, and (separate question) is he successful? Some interesting ideas are…