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Box Office: Johnny Depp’s ‘Transcendence’ Won’t Disrupt ‘Captain America,’ ‘Rio’ Rivalry

2 hours ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

With four new modest entries, led by Warner Bros.Johnny Depp sci-fi thriller “Transcendence,” tracking in the high teens, the Easter frame looks to be a repeat of last weekend’s box office as Disney-Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” and Fox’s “Rio 2″ vie for the top spot in the low-to-mid $20 million range.

The pair previously battled each another for the No. 1 spot, with “Winter Soldier” nabbing a winning $41.3 million over “Rio’s” $39.3 million Stateside debut. Both films could fall around 40%, though “Rio 2″ may fare better given its popularity with families.

“Winter Soldier” so far has amassed more than $170 million domestically; “Rio 2″ nears the $50 million mark through Wednesday.

Other than “Transcendence,” which Warners launches Friday at 3,455 locations, Open Road bows the comedy spoof “A Haunted House 2,” alongside Sony’s “Heaven Is for Real” and Disneynature’s wildlife docu “Bears.”

Heaven Is for Real,” the »

- Andrew Stewart

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‘Transcendence’ Review: Wally Pfister’s Debut Is More Machine than Man

6 hours ago | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

In his directorial debut, Christopher Nolan‘s longtime Dp Wally Pfister serves up a dire warning about all the things that can go wrong when someone other than Christopher Nolan tries to make a Christopher Nolan movie. Transcendence is Inception, in spirit if not in plot, only without the heart, style, intelligence, or grace. Clumsily scripted by […]

The post ‘Transcendence’ Review: Wally Pfister’s Debut Is More Machine than Man appeared first on /Film. »

- Angie Han

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15 Cinematographers Turned Directors

7 hours ago | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

This weekend, the Johnny Depp-starring “Transcendence” opens in all its technophobic glory, across the nation, and while the reviews, ours included, so far, have ranged from mildly poisonous to all-out toxic, the proof will as ever be in the box office pudding. But not only is it a litmus test for whether or not Depp’s star power can carry a film outside the Disney/Tim Burton blockbuster ghetto he’s painted himself into, the film is also the testing ground for the tricky horse-change pulled by its director, longtime Christopher Nolan Director of Photography (Dp) Wally Pfister. Pfister is immensely respected in his previous role, and is indelibly associated with the noirish grit of the Nolan Batman movies, as well as the slick effects-driven sheen of “Inception,” which have become something of the styles du jour for big Hollywood movies — the gold standards that others must try to emulate. »

- The Playlist Staff

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Johnny Depp Transcends His New Sci-Fi Stinker, ‘Transcendence’

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Johnny Depp remains one of the most puzzling and intriguing actors on the scene today. His latest film, “Transcendence,” won’t do a thing to change that perception. He delves into the science fiction mystery thriller with typical Depp intensity–profound, curious and 100 percent engaging. The movie marks the feature film directorial debut of Oscar-winning cinematographer Wally Pfister (“Inception,” “Dark Knight”), who works with a stellar cast that includes Rebecca Hall, Paul Bettany, Cilliam Murphy, Cole Hauser and Morgan Freeman. [...] »

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The HeyUGuys Summer Preview – Interstellar

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Director Christopher Nolan is known for the secrecy that surrounds the production of his films. Think locked rooms, surreptitiously delivered scripts, each page watermarked with the name of the actor, and endings that are verbally delivered. In fact, during the filming of the final scene from The Dark Knight Rises (Spoiler), Christian Bale was on set in order to prevent leaks about the ending. Although, considering the recent escapade surrounding the Quentin Tarantino Hateful Eight leak, one can never be too careful. Nolan has been as evasive as ever about Interstellar, which will be his first film since the end of The Dark Knight Trilogy in 2012. But, since the release of the teaser trailer in December, hints about the up coming science fiction picture are slowly beginning to emerge.

“We have always defined ourselves by the ability to overcome the impossible.” So begins the teaser to Interstellar. What follows is »

- Hannah Campbell

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New Godzilla Wall Poster & Promo Images

16 April 2014 6:18 PM, PDT | | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

An epic rebirth to Toho's iconic Godzilla, this spectacular adventure, from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures, pits the world's most famous monster against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity's scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence. Gareth Edwards directs Godzilla, which stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Kick-Ass), Oscar® nominee Ken Watanabe (The Last Samurai, Inception), Elizabeth Olsen (Martha Marcy May Marlene), Oscar® winner Juliette Binoche (The English Patient, Cosmopolis), and Sally Hawkins (Blue Jasmine), with Oscar® nominee David Strathairn (Good Night, and Good Luck., The Bourne Legacy) and Bryan Cranston (Argo, TV's Breaking Bad). »

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Blu-ray, DVD Release: The Big Chill

16 April 2014 4:04 PM, PDT | Disc Dish | See recent Disc Dish news »

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: July 29, 2014

Price: Blu-ray/DVD Combo $39.95

Studio: Criterion

A group of reunited college friends hear it through the grapevine in The Big Chill.

The 1983 comedy-drama The Big Chill focuses on a group of thirty-somethings who reunite for the funeral of one of their friends and end up spending a weekend together, reminiscing about their shared pasts as children of the sixties and confronting the uncertainty of their lives as adults of the eighties.

Poignant and warmly humorous in equal measure, this baby boomer milestone made a star of writer-director Lawrence Kasdan (Body Heat) and is perhaps the decade’s defining ensemble film, featuring memorable performances by Tom Berenger (Inception), Glenn Close (Fatal Attraction), Jeff Goldblum (Morning Glory), William Hurt (Broadcast News), Kevin Kline (Queen to Play), Mary Kay Place (Being John Malkovich), Meg Tilly (Agnes of God), and JoBeth Williams (Timer).

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- Laurence

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Transcendence – Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany, Rebecca Hall, Kate Mara, Morgan Freeman, Cole Hauser, Cillian Murphy

16 April 2014 12:54 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Directed by: Wally Pfister Written by: Jack Paglen Main Cast: Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany, Rebecca Hall, Kate Mara, Morgan Freeman, Cole Hauser, Cillian Murphy, and others Past Oscar relations: Pfister won Best Cinematography for Inception and Morgan Freeman won Best Supporting Actor for Million Dollar Baby Here now we have the next article in this series on 2014 contenders hoping to compete for Oscar attention at the Academy Award ceremony in 2015. Next up is Dp turned filmmaker Wally Pfister’s directorial debut Transcendence, which hopes to more or less establish Pfister as the next Christopher Nolan (especially since he’s Nolan’s longtime cinematographer), though that may be a somewhat overly optimistic ambition. There’s clearly a bit of Nolan in Pfister though, so we’ll see. He’s got a top notch cast in place here, including Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany, Rebecca Hall, Kate Mara, Morgan Freeman (a Nolan veteran), Cole Hauser, »

- Joey Magidson

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'Transcendence' (2014) Movie Review

16 April 2014 10:58 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

The idea behind Transcendence is big, ambitious and nearly impossible to pull off in a two hour feature film. For a logic-based narrative such as this one it becomes troubling when it ends up with logic flaws of its own, largely as a result of the film's running time as it would take nearly four hours or one thousand pages to properly set this story up so critical audiences wouldn't ask questions such as, "Why hasn't the government noticed this yetc" However, it's the underlying fabric of this story, the questions it poses about our future, that I found compelling, even if the characters and scenarios involved are a little hokey and ridiculous. Transcendence takes a look at "what's next" for humanity, with the increasing influence of technology in our lives, and how it will be used in the future, driving the narrative. Looking into the idea of what's next »

- Brad Brevet

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'Transcendence' Review Roundup: Mind-Blowing, or Just Brain-Dead?

16 April 2014 9:56 AM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

Reviews are in for Wally Pfister's directorial debut "Transcendence," the ambitious sci-fi film starring Johnny Depp as a scientist whose efforts to create the ultimate artificial intelligence machine land him square in the middle of an ideological war. Hopes were high for this one because Pfister, though a first-time director, has worked as cinematographer on all of Christopher Nolan's films (and he won an Oscar in 2011 for "Inception"). Consensus is far off, but with 12 reviews and 25% on the Tomatometer -- and a Metacritic score of 40 with seven reviews -- in general, critics haven't been too kind to the costly film. Costarring Rebecca Hall, Paul Bettany, Cillian Murphy, Kate Mara and Morgan Freeman, "Transcendence" hits theaters this Friday, April 18 via Warner Bros. Here are a few snippets from the reviews so far. (Trailer below.) Indiewire's Eric Kohn admires the film, but with reservations: At its worst, "Transcendence" is a messy, »

- Ryan Lattanzio

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Film Review: ‘Transcendence’

15 April 2014 9:00 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Transcendence” is a most curious name for a movie that never shakes free from those hoary old cliches about the evils of technology and the danger by which man plays at becoming a god. The man in question here is Johnny Depp, whose listless lead performance as a brilliant scientist in the field of artificial intelligence does little to aid this overplotted, dramatically undernourished debut feature from longtime Christopher Nolan d.p. Wally Pfister. Arriving at a crowded spring box office, the pic will test Depp’s drawing power outside of the Disney franchise factory, before weak word of mouth and “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” send it packing.

One of the manifold pleasures of Spike Jonze’s “Her” was how elegantly it shrugged off decades of speculative fiction in which technological progress correlated to a loss of human individualism. In its place was the delightful suggestion that, rather than battling us for domination, »

- Scott Foundas

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Transcendence Director Wally Pfister Doesn't Want Immortality (Neither Does Johnny Depp)

15 April 2014 9:00 PM, PDT | Village Voice | See recent Village Voice news »

When Wally Pfister won an Oscar for Inception, his sixth film with Christopher Nolan, he went home and put the statuette on his mantel. "And then it moved to the corner, and then my office, and then the closet because you go away for a few months, and then it never comes out of the closet," Pfister laughs. "So it's like, 'All right, well, I got this. And there's other things I want to do.'"

Like direct his first film, Transcendence, starring Johnny Depp as Dr. Will Caster, an artificial intelligence expert who stays "alive" by uploading his brain into a computer network with the power to rule the world, leaving his wife (Rebecca Hall) to convince violent hacktivists that he's benevolent, not a handsome Hal 2.0. Transcendence opens with a flash-forward to »

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Review: Is the Heady Johnny Depp Tech Thriller 'Transcendence' Ahead of Its Time?

15 April 2014 8:59 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

The internet is gone and so goes civilization in the opening minutes of "Transcendence," the directorial debut of accomplished cinematographer Wally Pfister, a heady science fiction effort that smartly explores mankind’s vulnerabilities in the information age. That’s a helluva way to start a story, and unsurprisingly, nothing that comes next can compete. A polished, serious-minded alternative to the action-packed momentum of most contemporary blockbusters, “Transcendance” offers a keen look at the dangers of relying too heavily on computers for interacting with society. But Pfister struggles to make Jack Paglen’s moody screenplay as engaging as the ideas provoked by its premise. Yet while never as dynamically involving as Christopher Nolan's "Inception," for which longtime Nolan director of photography Pfister justifiably won an Oscar,  "Transcendence" still grapples with provocative existential concepts in similarly thoughtful terms. Despite its inherently silly premise — a »

- Eric Kohn

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Leonardo DiCaprio picks his next project and it sounds awesome

15 April 2014 12:00 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

While everyone was busy talking about Leonardo DiCaprio's white guy rhythm at Coachella (and honestly, I wish I could pull off that punch move), it looks like his "Wolf of Wall Street" follow-up was clicking into place. And boy is it a good one. The film is "The Revenant," based on the novel by Michael Punke. It was one of a number of projects DiCaprio has been attached to, but now it's officially his next as it will go into production this September with a release date set for the fall of next year. "The Revenant" tells the true story of fur trapper Hugh Glass, left for dead by a pair of fellow volunteers of a Rocky Mountain fur trapping expedition who were tasked to care for him in the wake of a vicious grizzly bear mauling. "Deserted, defenseless and furious," an official description reads, "Glass vows his survival. »

- Kristopher Tapley

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Godzilla gets a WonderCon poster

15 April 2014 6:34 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

This Saturday at WonderCon, Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures will be showcasing Godzilla, and in advance of the convention a special Godzilla WonderCon poster has been released online, which pays tribute to Toho’s original King of the Monsters…

An epic rebirth to Toho’s iconic Godzilla, this spectacular adventure, from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures, pits the world’s most famous monster against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity’s scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence.

Godzilla is set for release on May 15th, with a cast that includes Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Kick-Ass), Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Elizabeth Olsen (Martha Marcy May Marlene), Ken Watanabe (Inception), David Strathairn (The Bourne Legacy), Juliette Binoche (The English Patient), and Sally Hawkins (Blue Jasmine). Watch the latest trailer here.

The post Godzilla gets a WonderCon poster appeared first on Flickering Myth. »

- Gary Collinson

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Retro Japanese Styled Godzilla Poster Highlights WonderCon 2014

15 April 2014 | Horror Asylum | See recent Horror Asylum news »

Legendary and Warner Bros. Pictures have unveiled yet another piece of cool 'Godzilla' artwork as part of the promotions for their upcoming WonderCon 2014 appearance this coming weekend. The presentation kicks off at 11:00am at the Anaheim event which is preceded at 10:30am with the appearance of director Gareth Edwards who will be on hand to sign copies of this very poster! 'Godzilla' stars an impressive line-up that includes Aaron Taylor-Johnson ('Kick-Ass 2'), Bryan Cranston ('Breaking Bad'), Elizabeth Olsen ('Silent House'), Juliette Binoche, Sally Hawkins ('Made in Dagenham'), David Strathairn ('Lincoln'), Ken Watanabe ('Inception'), Richard T. Jones ('Event Horizon'), Patrick Sabongui, Yuki Morita, Brian Markinson, Akira Takarada, Victor Rasuk, C.J. Adams and Ken Yamamura ('The Wolverine'). Check the new poster below. »

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Godzilla goes back to his roots in new poster

15 April 2014 2:27 AM, PDT | | See recent TheMovieBit news »

Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. are going to have a big presence at Wondercon Anaheim this coming weekend, and, in honour of that, they have released this awesome new poster celebrating the King of Monsters Japanese heritage. Released: May 15th Ireland & UK / May 16th USA Synopsis: An epic rebirth to Toho's iconic Godzilla, this spectacular adventure, from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures, pits the world's most famous monster against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity's scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence.Gareth Edwards directs “Godzilla,” which stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson (“Kick-Ass”), Oscar®nominee Ken Watanabe (“The Last Samurai,” “Inception”), Elizabeth Olsen (“Martha Marcy May Marlene”), Oscar®winner Juliette Binoche (“The English Patient,” “Cosmopolis”), and Sally Hawkins (“Blue Jasmine”), with Oscar® nominee David Strathairn (“Good Night, and Good Luck.,” “The Bourne Legacy”) and Bryan Cranston (“Argo,” »

- (Tom White)

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Latest Godzilla Poster Pays Homage To The Monster's Japanese Roots

14 April 2014 6:36 PM, PDT | | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

An epic rebirth to Toho's iconic Godzilla, this spectacular adventure, from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures, pits the world's most famous monster against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity's scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence. Gareth Edwards directs Godzilla, which stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Kick-Ass), Oscar® nominee Ken Watanabe (The Last SamuraiInception), Elizabeth Olsen (Martha Marcy May Marlene), Oscar® winner Juliette Binoche (The English PatientCosmopolis), and Sally Hawkins (Blue Jasmine), with Oscar® nominee David Strathairn (Good Night, and Good Luck., The Bourne Legacy) and Bryan Cranston (Argo, TV's Breaking Bad). »

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Talking To The Cast And Director Of Transcendence At The World Premiere

14 April 2014 12:29 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Wally Pfister’s Transcendence is kind of a big deal. For one, it stars a stunning cast that boasts Johnny Depp, Morgan Freeman, Rebecca Hall, Paul Bettany and Kate Mara. That aside though, Pfister has been Christopher Nolan’s longtime cinematographer and has turned films like The Dark Knight and Inception into visually stunning pieces of work. So, it’s quite understandable why moviegoers are eager to see him make his feature-film debut.

For those who haven’t been keeping up, Transcendence follows Dr. Will Caster (Depp), a scientist who uploads his brain to a computer before he dies. While it seems like good idea at first, Will’s “thirst for knowledge evolves into a seemingly omnipresent quest for power,” and it becomes increasingly apparent that there is no way to stop him.

Last week in Los Angeles, Warner Bros. rolled out the red carpet for Pfister and his cast »

- Jami Philbrick

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Giveaway: Enter for a chance to win a prize pack from Transcendence!

13 April 2014 7:03 PM, PDT | | See recent JoBlo news »

"We are not an enemy to our world…we are the ones who will save it." Director Wally Pfister is making his directorial debut with Transcendence, the sci-fi thriller starring Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall, Morgan Freeman, Paul Bettany, Kate Mara, Cillian Murphy, Clifton Collins Jr., Cole Hauser, and Xander Berkeley. Pfister, who took home an Oscar for his cinematography on Christopher Nolan's Inception, is jumping back into the world of sci-fi mindgames with »

- Paul Shirey

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