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 choices 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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The Unknown Known: Rumsfeld’s Story, For Better or Worse

“There are known knowns. There are known unknowns. There are unknown unknowns. But there are also unknown knowns - that is to say, things that you think you know that it turns out you did not.” An intimate and insightful look into Donald Rumsfeld’s controversial political career, director Errol Morris allows...
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