Imagine if a National Lampoon Vacation movie ended with Clark Griswold and his family having to save the world from a fleet of autonomous robots developed by an Amazon-like company. That’s essentially what Sony Pictures’ Connected is.
Produced by Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller, Connected tells the story of a family making their way to a college across the country where their eldest daughter will attend. It’s an emotional affair, especially for her father who’s coming to terms with his daughter growing up and moving out. Everything’s going smoothly for the modern family — meaning everyone is on their phone or tablet at any given time — until they see an announcement for a new line of autonomous…tech, The Verge, The Verge - All Posts