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Auggie (2019)



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At his "early retirement" party, Felix Greystone is given a pre-release version of an Auggie, a pair of augmented reality smart glasses that project a perfectly human companion onto his world. When Felix's wife Anne gets a promotion and his daughter Grace gets serious with her boyfriend, Felix suddenly feels very alone. He opens up to his new companion, AUGGIE, and is recognized and appreciated by her. He feels the ache of loneliness dissipate. AUGGIE reawakens a passion in Felix, and to his own surprise, he begins to fall for her. In a world that feels too good to be true, it's difficult for Felix to recognize his increasing addiction to the technology, losing sight of what truly matters.

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Christine Donlon
as Commercial Auggie
Matt Hetherington
as Auggie Commercial Man
Tallulah Sheffield
as Commercial Voice
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Maybe inevitably, this movie doesn't quite know where to go after the initial premise, but Kind is watchable as the self-pitying and pathetic Felix.

April 13, 2021 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Even with the short running time, writer-director Matt Kane and cowriter Marc Underhill exhaust most of their ideas early. But Kind is touching throughout, as a man who just needs to feel wanted.

September 19, 2019 | Full Review…

Though Felix ultimately learns that virtual perfection isn't all it's cracked up to be, Auggie raises chilling, perpetually timely questions about what men really want from women.

September 19, 2019 | Full Review…

Auggie is purposefully grim in style and execution, moving at a snail's pace and seemingly photographed in drab shades of grey. Although its running time is a mere 81 minutes, the film seems to last forever.

September 19, 2019 | Full Review…

It's a strong feature-length debut from actor Matt Kane, and I suspect - given how good this film is - you'll be hearing more about him in the future.

May 26, 2019 | Full Review…

A captivating tale is to be had, yet you want to see the one that fully exposes the deepest darkest depths of this alternate reality.

April 21, 2021 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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