Transcendence: Claim So But Far From It

Dr. Will Caster is a lot of things: husband, researcher, genius and, after a fatal attack, a supercomputer. Although the directorial debut from Christopher Nolan’s (The Dark Knight) go-to cinematographer has the right ingredients – interesting premise, solid casting choice,s and definitely excellent photography – Transcendence isn’t the high-flying sci-fi...
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Oculus: Seeing is Not Necessarily Believing

Outside of an archaeological or architectural context, the word oculus means "an eye," which is significant for a film genre that relies so heavily on what viewers see - or, more specifically, what is suddenly and often times shockingly seen after great delay - in order to construct its environment.  To get...
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier - An Armor Upgraded

Apparently New York is child’s play when you’re about to face an enemy with matching skills and discover a S.H.I.E.L.D-shattering secret. Also apparent is how good Captain America’s second solo outing is – it entertains here, surprises there, and on the whole a clear improvement over 2011’s The First Avenger.
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