When I was a young man and the Internet was new, I made the same joke every time I dialed-up and heard those dissonant, scratchy tones. “Chhhhhhh-CHHHHHH-Chhhhhh” my modem would bray, and as soon as there was silence I'd turn to whomever was in the room and conspiratorially say, "all right, we're in."
'Transcendence,' the first feature film directed by Christopher Nolan's longtime cinematographer Wally Pfister, is two straight hours of that “all right, we're in,” with (slightly) updated peripherals. Featuring more technobabble than a middling episode of 'Star Trek: Voyager,' Rebecca Hall and Johnny Depp star as husband and wife computer geniuses who, along with artificial intelligence labs across the country, are attacked by a band of “neo-Luddite” terrorists.
We're just a couple of weeks away from the unveiling of 'Transcendence,' Wally Pfister's directorial debut, and if you're not excited enough about it, Warner Bros. has just released six -- count 'em, six! -- clips from the new sci-fi film. We have officially reached peak promotion.
Though covering much of the same ground as the first one, the latest 'Transcendence' trailer plays up the role of the terrorists (headed by Kate Mara) who are looking to stop people like Johnny Depp from achieving the singularity. It seems as thought it's meant to show that this science-fiction film is going to have action alongside its heady ideas.
Warner Bros. is ramping up promotion for its Johnny Depp-led sci-fi film with the release of the first 'Transcendence' poster, and by the looks of it, one would think the 'Lone Ranger' star was headlining a reboot of 'Elysium' or an 'Elysium'-'Matrix' crossover movie.
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The first trailer for 'Transcendence' has landed -- which stars Johnny Depp and is directed by Wally Pfister -- and it's familiar but fascinating. The film is a thriller about the possible dangers of the singularity, or at least the singularity fronted by Johnny Depp.
The first 'Transcendence' trailer for Wally Pfister's directorial debut has debuted online, and while it doesn't reveal anything in terms of actual footage from the film, it does go leaps and bounds in pegging its star Johnny Depp as ... The Matrix?
'Transcendence,' the directorial debut of Wally Pfister, has been shrouded in mystery since production began with stars Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall and Morgan Freeman. But as we enter the new year, Warner Bros. has come to release a detailed story synopsis for this latest sci-fi film, accompanied by the first-look photos of Depp and his co-stars.
As with all Christopher Nolan projects, there is a veil of secrecy surrounding 'Transcendence,' the upcoming sci-fi film starring Johnny Depp. Produced by Nolan and directed by Wally Pfister (Director of Photography on the 'Dark Knight' films), 'Transcendence' was designed to be a complex sci-fi film, not unlike 'Inception,' but to date, we haven't had much (if any) official confirmations on the film's plot.
Today, we got our hands on the official 'Transcendence' plot synopsis and it sheds some light on this mysterious project.
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