Movie Review: ‘Transcendence’ is a Lifeless Disappointment of Techno Jargon

Transcendence Movie Review 2014

It’s not often that we are graced with a performance by Johnny Depp where he is not wearing make up. In fact, it is a welcomed occurrence when it happens. But given the opportunity for Depp to shed the eyeliner and work with one of the most talented cinematographers, Wally Pfister (Inception; The Dark Knight trilogy), in his directorial debut, the results are absolutely depressing. Transcendence, written by first time screenwriter Jack Paglen, is a sad, miscalculation of big themes with poor delivery. Continue reading