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    Staff Picks for February 2017

    With movies clambering to make the big screen before the spring awards season rolls around, theaters are often busiest as the year comes to a close. Now that deadlines for the bulk of film awards ceremonies have come and gone, movie enthusiasts may be hard-pressed to find anything new to watch. But who needs to spend nine to fourteen dollars- not to mention the astronomical popcorn prices- at the theater, when there are plenty of great movies to watch in your own living room? One such film is “Ex Machina,” a Frankenstein-esque sci-fi about the concept of artificial human intelligence, released in 2014. With only four speaking roles, the movie…