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    Career Watch: Can Depp Transcend His Rep for Onscreen Quirk?

    For most actors, playing a cyber-age Dr. Frankenstein whose consciousness is converted into an artificial-intelligence experiment that threatens humankind would be considered a rather unusual role. But casting Johnny Depp as a mad scientist in the just-opened sci-fi thriller “Transcendence”? It bare...

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    'Captain America' Tops Box Office Top Ten for Third Week as Depp's 'Transcendence' Flops

    This Easter weekend three religious-themed films made the Top 10, led by new opener "Heaven Is for Real" (Sony) which barely missed taking the #2 spot despite playing in more than 1,000 fewer screens than the box office leaders. This unheralded low-budget effort reinforces the most significant trend...

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    Weekend B.O. April 18-20 (Depp Tanks)

    Second big flop in a row for Johnny Depp. Does he still have what it takes to bring people to theaters, or is it the projects that he's been attached to lately?

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    Wally Pfister Talks Analog vs. Digital in 'Transcendence'

    Wally Pfister not only adores film but also vinyl. That's because they both embody "the breath of life," analog beauty that's at the heart of "Transcendence." Indeed, the Oscar-winning cinematographer ("Inception") and Christopher Nolan's former right hand man couldn't have found a more personal s...

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    Top 10 Johnny Depp Performances

    In honor of Friday's opening of "Transcendence", let's look back at the ten best performances of Johnny Depp's career.

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    This Weekend in Theaters, Johnny Depp Transcends and John Turturro Is 'Fading'

    Though "Transcendence" is the box office hopeful this weekend, a number of offbeat indies and festival favorites also hit theaters, from director/star John Turturro's "Fading Gigolo" to the visually splendid Nepalese doc "Manakamana," and more.

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    Transcendence

    The heartbeat of “Transcendence” comes from solid performances in the leading roles.

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    Talking Tech and 'Transcendence' with Johnny Depp and Wally Pfister (VIDEO)

    You can always bet on a lively press conference with Johnny Depp, but the recent tech talk about "Transcendence" and the inevitability of uploading human consciousness into a super computer brought out his more vulnerable side. Depp admitted, among other things, that he's too clumsy when it comes to...

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    'Transcendence' Review Roundup: Mind-Blowing, or Just Brain-Dead?

    Reviews are in for Wally Pfister's directorial debut "Transcendence," the ambitious sci-fi film starring Johnny Depp as a scientist whose efforts to create the ultimate artificial intelligence machine land him square in the middle of an ideological war.

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    Review: 'Transcendence' Starring Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall, Kate Mara & Morgan Freeman

    We are the company we keep, and in the case of Wally Pfister, he and his professional cronies are some of the most iconic around. As DP alongside Christopher Nolan, his outlook working with key actors promises a certain atmosphere, a unique method. So here we are: a gloomy thriller trying to ground ...

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