For the same reason that the greats like Paul Newman and Al Pacino didn't win until late in their careers (Newman in 1987 for The Color of Money and Pacino in 1993 for The Scent of a Woman)... timing.
They're a funny duo and offered some insight into working with Johnny Depp on the film, as well as Kevin Smith's working relationship with marijuana, which probably also aided in explaining the movie itself.
When Lightning Strikes -- Four Decades of Filmmaking deserves to be displayed, admired and read. It's a treasure trove of gorgeous photographs of Jerry Bruckheimer's films and an inspirational narrative of a remarkable life.
It's not often that a musician serenades an interviewer over the phone, but these were unusual circumstances.
The filmmakers are obviously acutely aware of what a minefield it can be when attempting to sequelize a successful comedy (helpfully lampshaded via a very funny prologue with the returning Nick Offerman), so they seem intent on playing with those tropes.
When most people think of transhumanist art, they think of science fiction movies and novels. Of course, these forms of art have done much to promote transhumanism and the inevitable tech-dominated future.
Priscilla Presley has never stopped loving Elvis. And he never stopped loving her. Yes, they were married for six years. Yes, they were divorced. But their devotion, love, and respect for each other remained long after the ink was dry on the divorce papers they signed in 1973... actually, for the rest of the King of Rock 'n' Roll's life.
An engagement ring from Johnny Depp is getting the model-actress all kinds of attention.
The film, unfortunately, doesn't live up to the promises of its premise, but the notion of what happens to humanity as it begins to intersect more and more with technology is so potent that I feel an examination of what director Wally Pfister did right and wrong in exploring the concept is still worthwhile.
Is there a vicar in the room, asked the British artist Ralph Steadman at the premiere of Charlie and Lucy Paul's documentary about him, For No Good Re...
It was 15 years ago next month that Star Wars: The Phantom Menace was released. The MovieFilm guys have decided to look back at the worldwide phenomenon that led up to and followed the first Star Wars film to be released after the instantly iconic original trilogy.
It's some kind of irony that the experience of watching a film called Transcendence is far from transcendent. Not that director Wally Pfister doesn't try.
As the Hollywood blockbuster Transcendence debuts this weekend with Johnny Depp, Morgan Freeman and clashing visions for the future of humanity, it's tempting to dismiss the notion of highly intelligent machines as mere science fiction. But this would be a mistake, and potentially our worst mistake ever.
There are so many potentially interesting elements swirling around Wally Pfister's Transcendence - something old, new, borrowed and blue - that the...
Transcendence looks snazzy, but upon closer examination you realize it's nothing more than a polished simulacrum of other, more accomplished films.
CW: "Look, I'm not a very disciplined person. I kind of like to have a deadline before I do something, and these guys are my friends, they know that about me, so I guess it was time to do another album."