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Christopher Nolan

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  • Social Media Buzz: Science and Religion Collide as 'Transcendence' Takes on 'Heaven Is For Real'

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...
  • 'Transcendence': Techno-thriller doesn't compute, critics say

    'Transcendence': Techno-thriller doesn't compute, critics say
    Longtime Christopher Nolan cinematographer Wally Pfister chose an ambitious film for his directing debut in "Transcendence," a sci-fi thriller starring Johnny Depp as a brilliant AI researcher who uploads his consciousness to a computer after being...
  • Review: 'Transcendence' rises above the sci-fi genre

     Review: 'Transcendence' rises above the sci-fi genre
    Though its plot and premise are pure science fiction, "Transcendence" goes pleasingly against the genre grain. A story of the possible perils and pleasures of artificial intelligence that stars Johnny Depp, "Transcendence's" ideas are at least as...
  • Box Office: Johnny Depp's 'Transcendence' Won't Disrupt 'Captain America,' 'Rio' Rivalry

    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...
  • Johnny Depp's 'Transcendence' poised for subdued U.S. launch

    Johnny Depp's 'Transcendence' poised for subdued U.S. launch
    Johnny Depp's new artificial-intelligence thriller probably lacks the processing power to top the U.S. box office charts this weekend. The $100-million "Transcendence," in which Depp plays a brilliant researcher, is expected to gross $20 million to $22...
  • 'Batman-Superman' Movie to Be Scored by Hans Zimmer

    A lot is still under wraps for Warner Bros.' upcoming "Batman-Superman" movie, but it looks like Hans Zimmer will return to score the upcoming sequel. Zimmer told Digital Spy that he will begin working on Zack Snyder's "Man of Steel" follow-up once he...
  • Film Review: 'Transcendence'

    "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...
  • 'Amazing Spider-Man 2′ Early Reviews: Plot Is Tangled, Chemistry Pulls at Heartstrings

    Although "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" won't swing into U.S. theaters until May 2, Marc Webb's sequel to his 2012 franchise reboot has already made an impact across the pond. The superhero pic premiered in London on Tuesday. Early reviews for Sony's comic...
  • 'Amazing Spider-Man 2': Sparks fly amid tangled plot, early reviews say

    "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" doesn't swing into U.S. theaters until May 2, but early reviews have begun trickling out as the superhero sequel readies its international rollout. So far, most film critics agree that director Marc Webb's second installment...
  • 'Transcendence' ponders as it propels

    'Transcendence' ponders as it propels
    Shortly before he began shooting his new artificial-intelligence thriller "Transcendence" last year, filmmaker Wally Pfister flew Jose Carmena and Michel Maharbiz, a pair of UC Berkeley scientists, to his office in Los Angeles. Professional consultants...
  • Film Review: 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'

    Necessity is the mother of invention, which is why Marc Webb's 2012 superhero do-over "The Amazing Spider-Man," for all its polished proficiency and kicky star casting, felt so perfunctory: Rebooting the blockbuster Marvel franchise just five years...
  • Exhibition Business Confronts a World of Change

    For the six major studios, the business of going global is anything but a foreign concept. International potential was the bright spot at CinemaCon in Las Vegas last week for studio executives and industry leaders, confronting flat admissions and...