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  • Scenes and visuals such as the creation of the body reminiscent of Ghost in the Shell or waterfalls around a loner's AI research facility like in Ex Machina may seem like a usual Homage to these works at first. However, after The Reveal, there is additionally an in-universe explanation: George fills his dream with images he has seen in movies about robot sentience.
    • Similarly, the muted color palette, incoherent phone conversations, certain aspects of the tone, unexplained technical failures and events, the ominous wolf scene, and the crumbling realism are dreamlike because it's a dream.

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