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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Roberto Orci to helm 'Star Trek 3' in directing debut, report says

    Roberto Orci to helm 'Star Trek 3' in directing debut, report says
    Roberto Orci will boldly go where he has never gone before: The veteran Hollywood screenwriter and producer is set to make his directorial debut on Paramount's "Star Trek 3," according to a Variety report. Orci is writing the story for the new film with...
  • Johnny Depp's 'Transcendence' to open same day in China and U.S.

    Johnny Depp's 'Transcendence' to open same day in China and U.S.
    The upcoming Johnny Depp sci-fi movie "Transcendence" will debut in China on April 18, the same day it's released in the U.S., Chinese company DMG Entertainment said on Monday.  China is also getting an exclusive 3-D version of "Transcendence," the...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit'

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 6 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES The Tom and Jerry Show The cartoon cat and...
  • Why 'Transendence's' Morgan Freeman Won't Upload His Brain

    In WB's sci-fi thriller "Transcendence," Johnny Depp's character Dr. Will Caster uploads his brain to a computer making him unstoppable. But when does technology go too far? "I think the movie is a cautionary tale. I think the movie is saying, 'Listen,...
  • 'The Here and Now' Movie Based on Ann Brashare's Thriller in Development at Alcon

    Alcon Entertainment, Alloy Entertainment and Kira Davis' 8:38 Productions have bought movie rights to Ann Brashare's just-published romantic thriller "The Here and Now." The deal marks a re-teaming between Brashares and the three companies, who...
  • '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: Five lessons of 'Need for Speed's' underperformance

    Box office: Five lessons of 'Need for Speed's' underperformance
    Hopes were high on numerous fronts for "Need for Speed," a thrill-ride of a premise about street racing, overseen by Steven Spielberg, distributed by Disney and starring a man, Aaron Paul, coming off one of the most compelling TV shows in recent memory....
  • Johnny Depp's 'Transcendence' Gets New Trailer

    Warner Bros. has released the a second official trailer for Johnny Depp's sci-fier "Transcendence," two months before its April 18 opening. Depp portrays a researcher who is uploaded into a computer in the near future after being shot by an anti-...
  • 'Transcendence' into directing for cinematographer Wally Pfister

     'Transcendence' into directing for cinematographer Wally Pfister
    If you're suffering Hollywood career doubts and need a little advice, there are worse people you could turn to than Christopher Nolan. That's the situation Oscar-winning cinematographer Wally Pfister found himself in several years ago when he debated...
  • The eight movie stories to watch for in 2014

    The eight movie stories to watch for in 2014
    We may still be digesting “American Hustle,” “Her” and the surge of movies from the end of 2013, but with the calendar flipping to January, it’s not too soon to look ahead. The year 2014 promises to be a big and at times...