Warner Bros. Pictures released their new drama/sci-fi flick, “Transcendence,” into theaters this weekend. I just checked it out, and thought it was excellent. It was way better than I thought it would be. The storyline was highly intriguing and unique. It also delivered plenty of drama,along with a little bit action thrown in there towards the end. It stars: Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany, Rebecca Hall, Kate Mara, Morgan Freeman, Cole Hauser, and Cillian Murphy.
In the new flick, character, Dr. Will Caster (Johnny Depp), who is an artificial intelligence researcher and part of a team of scientists, strives to develop a machine that possesses sentience and collective intelligence, an event which Will referred to as “Transcendence.”
Eventually, Will gets shot by an anti-AI extremist, and survives. However, doctors eventually discover that the bullet was laced with radioactive material, which will eventually shut down Will’s vital organs, causing him to die. Before Will died, Evelyn and Will’s best friend, Max Waters, upload Will’s consciousness, using the “quantum processors” of the P.I.N.N. project, allowing him to survive in digital form, stay with her, and complete the project. Read more »