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  • 'Watch Dogs' makes Chicago a digitized surveillance state

    'Watch Dogs' makes Chicago a digitized surveillance state
    Books become TV series. Amusement park rides become movies. Pop songs become Broadway musicals. But how do you adapt a city into a video game? How do you digitize the essence of a major American metropolis within the framework of a playable experience?...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Director Greg MacGillivray thinks big

    Director Greg MacGillivray thinks big
    Greg MacGillivray doesn't mince words when it comes to the Newport Beach Film Festival. "It's A+," he said. The producer-director co-founded MacGillivray Freeman Films with Jim Freeman in the mid-1960s. Although the duo started out producing surfing...
  • '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...
  • '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...
  • Twelve directors and the movies that made them

    Twelve directors and the movies that made them
    Directorial acclaim never comes easy. When it hits, though, the results can be significant not only for the helmer but for cinema itself. We take a look back at the films that propelled some of today’s most celebrated directors to prominence....
  • Casey Affleck Launching Production Company (EXCLUSIVE)

    Casey Affleck is pairing up with producer John Powers Middleton to launch a production company focused on creating films and TV series. The duo has not yet finalized details on the rumored -- and unnamed -- joint venture, which has not been officially...
  • 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...
  • 'X-Men' On Track for Huge $125 Million Memorial Day U.S. Debut

    The controversy surrounding director Bryan Singer's sexual assault lawsuits likely won't hurt "X-Men: Days of Future Past" at the box office. The seventh "X-Men" pic is on track for a $125 million Stateside opening on Memorial Day weekend. The film...