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Johnny Depp Among the Nanobots: Hour of the Wolf Movie Review of Transcendence

Dan Persons | Posted 07.01.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

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.

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Transcendence

Dan Persons | Posted 06.21.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

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.

WATCH: 'Transcendence' Director Separates A.I. Fact From A.I. Fiction

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.18.2014 | Science

In director Wally Pfister's new film, "Transcendence," Johnny Depp stars as an artificial intelligence (A.I.) researcher who is exploring the idea of ...

Week in Film: Transcendence, Fading Gigolo

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.18.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There are so many potentially interesting elements swirling around Wally Pfister's Transcendence - something old, new, borrowed and blue - that the...

Zaki's Review: Transcendence

Zaki Hasan | Posted 06.17.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Transcendence looks snazzy, but upon closer examination you realize it's nothing more than a polished simulacrum of other, more accomplished films.

'Transcendence' Is Like A Clunky TED Talk

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 06.16.2014 | Entertainment

HAL has come a long way. First, we had Scarlett Johansson as a human-like operating system. Now, Johnny Depp has been uploaded. If the singularity ...

Johnny Depp On How 'Transcendence' Likens Technology To A Gun

AP | JESSICA HERNDON | Posted 04.15.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For more than a decade, cinematographer Wally Pfister brought director Christopher Nolan's cinematic visions to life. Now, he's t...

Johnny Depp Is One With The Machines In New 'Transcendence' Trailer

Posted 02.12.2014 | Entertainment

"This isn't evolution. It's an abomination," Morgan Freeman informs Johnny Depp in the new trailer for "Transcendence." It looks like the velvet-voice...

Watch The New Trailer For 'Transcendence'

Posted 12.21.2013 | Entertainment

Wally Pfister, long-time cinematographer for Christopher Nolan, has released the first full trailer for "Transcendence." Along with leading man Jo...

The First Look At Johnny Depp's Artificial-Intelligence Movie Is Here

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.19.2013 | Entertainment

If you feel like "Her" is a step too far in the whole sentient artificial-intelligence thing, then next year's "Transcendence" probably won't be at th...

Johnny Depp's Next Film Announced

Posted 10.24.2012 | Entertainment

Johnny Depp isn't pairing with Wes Anderson for "The Grand Budapest Hotel," but he does have another director-driven project up his sleeve. Alcon Ente...

Key 'Dark Knight Rises' Contributor: 'The Avengers' Was 'Appalling'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.17.2012 | Entertainment

It seems the battle between Marvel and DC Comics even extends to the cinematographers. During a Q&A sessions at Ringling College of Art and Design in ...