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  • CinemaCon 2014: Christopher Nolan expresses love for 35mm, disdain for 3-D

    CinemaCon 2014: Christopher Nolan expresses love for 35mm, disdain for 3-D
    LAS VEGAS -- Nearly all of Hollywood has come aboard the digital bandwagon, but at least one influential filmmaker still isn’t sold on the new format. At CinemaCon on Wednesday, Christopher Nolan said he still feels film is the “best way&...
  • Hollywood is hot for Iceland

     Hollywood is hot for Iceland
    When filmmaker Darren Aronofsky started scouting locations for his biblical flood epic, "Noah," he had two potentially competing needs. The landscapes on which he would shoot exteriors needed at first to look like an uninhabitable wasteland, and,...
  • Jesse Eisenberg Cast As Lex Luthor in 'Superman/Batman,' Jeremy Irons Set as Alfred

    Warner Bros. Pictures has cast Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor and Jeremy Irons will play Alfred in the upcoming Superman-Batman film. The castings, announced Friday, come two weeks after Warner pushed production on the untitled "Superman-Batman" movie...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Johnny Depp's 'Transcendence' Laying an Egg at the Box Office

    Despite the star power of Johnny Depp, "Transcendence" will likely play fourth fiddle in the box office this Easter weekend. The race looks to be a repeat of last weekend's sequel showdown between Disney-Marvel's "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" and...
  • 'Captain America' Scores Third Straight Win; Auds Believe in 'Heaven Is for Real,' Dismiss Johnny Depp's 'Transcencence'

    Even Johnny Depp couldn't save Warner Bros.-Alcon Entertainment's pricey sci-fi blunder "Transcendence" from a dismal $11.2 million domestic start, with Sony's faith-based miracle "Heaven Is for Real" amassing an estimated $21.5 million in three days,...
  • Film Review: In 'Transcendence,' Depp plays God, sort of

    Film Review: In 'Transcendence,' Depp plays God, sort of
    Several years back, after Johnny Depp's twin triumphs in "Once Upon a Time in Mexico" and the first "Pirates of the Caribbean," I started referring to him as the God Who Walks Among Us. (I think that qualifies as "ironic hyperbole.") Now, in...
  • Sundance Presents Cross-Section of U.S. Indie Fare, Music-Themed Pix at London Festival

    LONDON -- As the lineup for the third Sundance London film and music festival is unveiled, Variety talks to John Cooper, director of the Sundance Film Festival, and Trevor Groth, Sundance's director of programming, about the selection (see below for...
  • '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...