UPGRADE is a kinda kinder revenge tragedy, techie, actiony sort of film. From this description, it is obviously not a film to fit neatly into a genre. Instead, it fits squarely in one box … highly entertaining. There’s also love story, dystopia and science fiction in there. And very high on the list of why the film is much more that the sum of its parts … a really accessible conversation starter about body autonomy.
In a not too distant future, Grey Trace (Logan Marshall-Green) loves his cars. Real cars, get under the hood and get greasy cars. He does them up and sells them. Technology isn’t for him and the self-driving, computer controlled state of the art vehicle used by wife Asha (Melanie Vallejo) is a constant source of playful amusement for Grey. When Asha is killed and Grey is paralysed in an accident involving this car, his loss is all consuming. Continue reading UPGRADE – FOR MINE, THE PERFECT DATE NIGHT FILM