Burgers, Baileys and Pugs in Denim Jackets: The Role of Social Isolation in “Her”

When you first heard the storyline for “Her”, you might have thought, “A guy falling in love with his OS sounds quite weird. I did have that teenage phase where I thought social interaction was too much effort and spent 12 hours a day playing World of Warcraft, but I don’t think I’d ever have taken it that far”. Hence, part of the success of this film rests on how believable or understandable the story is to us, the audience.