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  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Awkward' on MTV

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Awkward' on MTV
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 13 - 19, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Pioneers of Television Jerry Seinfeld, Bob...
  • 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...
  • CinemaCon: Warner Bros. Intros 'Godzilla,' 'Jersey Boys,' Final 'Hobbit' in Mega-Presentation

    Less is rarely more in the major business. Warner Bros. rounded out the CinemaCon studio presentations with a lengthy bang, corralling filmmakers and stars to introduce the studio's 2014 slate for summer and beyond. Highlights included an exclusive...
  • 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...
  • Review: 'Transcendence' ★★

    Review: 'Transcendence' ★&#9733
    After an intriguing start, "Transcendence" — aka "The Computer Wore Johnny Depp's Tennis Shoes" — offers roughly the same level of excitement as listening to hold music during a call to tech support. You can feel the audience hanging in...
  • Morgan Freeman Leaps for Conservation at 'Island of Lemurs: Madagascar' Premiere

    Last time Drew Fellman and David Douglas teamed with Morgan Freeman in 2011, they had the Oscar-winning actor narrate "Born to Be Wild," their IMAX 3D documentary about orphaned animals. So it was only natural when Fellman returned as writer-director...
  • '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...
  • Johnny Depp's 'chick's ring' confirms engagement rumors (sort of)

    Johnny Depp is sporting a band around his ring finger encrusted with a single diamond -- or what he called a "chick's ring" -- that ultimately led him to discuss engagement rumors without actually saying that he was engaged. The "Pirates of the...
  • City Lights: 'Unforgiven' remake prompts revisit of the Eastwood version

    City Lights: 'Unforgiven' remake prompts revisit of the Eastwood version
    One of the things I pride myself on is having outgrown best-of lists. When I was a teenager and people asked me to name my favorite movie, though, my quick answer was usually "Unforgiven," the Clint Eastwood Oscar-winner about an aging, widowed gunfighter...
  • 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...
  • Reel Critics: 'Transcendence'? Not quite

    Reel Critics: 'Transcendence'? Not quite
    Wally Pfister is one of Hollywood's most renowned cinematographers of complex visual screenplays. He won an Oscar for his work on the groundbreaking sci-fi twister "Inception." He was nominated for "The Prestige" and two Batman movies. He was director...
  • Luc Besson lets Scarlett Johansson play smart in 'Lucy'

     Luc Besson lets Scarlett Johansson play smart in 'Lucy'
    At this point, there seems little beyond Scarlett Johansson's abilities. So who's to say she can't play the smartest woman in the world? In writer-director Luc Besson's "Lucy," opening Aug. 8, Johansson follows her recent extraordinary trio of "Her,"...