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The UnPopular Opinion: Transcendence

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! ****SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** One of the biggest flops of 2014 was cinematographer...
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Exclusive Cool Video: Top 10 Johnny Depp Performances

Johnny Depp 's latest project, TRANSCENDENCE, opened last week to critical negativity. But, Depp has proven yet again that he has no limits to the types of unique roles he will take. Whether it be through prosthetics, make-up, false teeth, wigs, or just a damn original accent, Depp has done almost everything once and still finds more ways to do it. But, like any actor with an...
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Winner Announced! Giveaway: Win a prize pack from Transcendence!

WINNER ANNOUNCED: We have a winner for the TRANSCENDENCE giveway and it goes to Seth C Faulder of Hagerstown MD. You've got 48 hours to claim your prize, so check your e-mail and hit us back. Thanks to everyone for entering the contest. We'll have more giveaways soon, so keep your eyes peeled! "We are not an enemy to our world…we are the ones who will save...
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Top 10 Movie Portrayals of Artificial Intelligence (Video Edition)

Wally Pfister's TRANSCENDENCE opens today and offers a disturbing look at a not too distant future and the threat that artificial intelligence could have on all of humanity. While A.I. has often been used as a plot device or villain in movies since the invention of the medium, there are several that stand out as better than the rest. Here are our picks for the Top 10 interpretations of...
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Review: Transcendence

PLOT: When Dr. Will Caster ( Johnny Depp ) is fatally wounded in an assassination attempt, his wife ( Rebecca Hall ) and research partner ( Paul Bettany ) decide to upload his consciousness into a super computer. Thus, Will is reborn as a sentient machine with near limitless power. But is it still Will, or has his humanity been lost forever? REVIEW: Considering former...
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Jack Paglen to script a reboot of Battlestar Galactica for Universal

After years of attempted big screen adaptations and a successful television reboot, BATTLESTAR GALACTICA may finally be hitting a theater near you. Just don't hold out hope that it will continue the adventures from SyFy's acclaimed series. Variety is reporting that TRANSCENDENCE and PROMETHEUS 2 screenwriter Jack Paglen will be scripting a new take on BATTLESTAR GALACTICA that is...
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New featurette for Wally Pfister's Transcendence shows the threat of A.I.

A new featurette for director Wally Pfister 's TRANSCENDENCE highlights "guarding the threat" of Artificial Intelligence with a closer look at the story and interviews with cast and crew, including Pfister, Johnny Depp , Morgan Freeman , and Rebecca Hall . The new sci-fi flick is the directorial debut of Pfister, who was Christopher Nolan 's cinematographer for THE...
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Want to learn more about Transcendence? Check out this featurette

Dying to know more about TRANSCENDENCE, the directorial debut from famed cinematographer Wally Pfister? This featurette dives into the uploading of the self-conscious, and what that might lead to. When Paul Bettany said that it would be something of a reality in 30 + years, it sort of blew my mind. Then I recalled Dr. Michio Kaku spoke about it in his recent IAMA on Reddit . What a...
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New posters for Transcendence and Transformers: Age of Extinction

Are you in the mood for some action or sci-fi? What about Optimus Prime or Johnny Depp ? Okay, is it going to be TRANSCENDENCE or TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION? Iím not even going to try and guess what you chose. Whatever it was, Iím sure you chose wisely. I've been impressed with both films thus far for different reasons. TRANSCENDENCE looks like it might be a great...
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The second trailer for Wally Pfister's Transcendence is just as trippy

When it came to the first trailer for Wally Pfister 's TRANSCENDENCE, I was pleasantly surprised. Iíve been kind of letdown by recent sci-fi flicks so it was nice to see something that looked really promising. Whatís odd is that I get this weird EVENT HORIZON vibe and Iím not sure why. I know some people donít like that movie, but I think itís a great sci-fi movie. The second...
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Two cool new posters for sci-fi pics Transcendence and Under the Skin

Two of the more interesting looking sci-fi pics to hit theaters this year are Wally Pfister 's TRANSCENDENCE and Jonathan Glazer 's UNDER THE SKIN . Today, we have a look at new posters for each respective film, which represent each film fittingly, giving a good tease to their sci-fi elements. TRANSCENDENCE, starring Johnny Depp , Paul Bettany , Kate Mara , Morgan Freeman...
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