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Movie Review: Transcendence

Posted in Reviews! with tags , , , on 04/18/2014 by McCutcheon

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Stars: Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall, Morgan Freeman, Cillian Murphy, Paul Bettany, Kate Mara, Clifton Collins Jr.

Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action and violence, some bloody images, brief strong language and sensuality, Running time 119 minutes, Sci-fi/Drama

Compare to: The Lawnmower Man (1992), Hollow Man (2000)

When making a movie about a man whose mind is actually uploaded into a computer, it’s not necessarily a good idea to go through every excruciating detail of how the characters are meant to do this and the subsequent actions that follow; we can accept some scientific liberties in the name of entertainment.

What’s a little more difficult to accept is when everything just happens and then pow, onto the next scene. Something cool is about to happen- we promise! Continue reading

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