I didn’t find Transcendence to be bad, but I didn’t think it was very good either.
First, the opening scene in the movie is 5 years after the events that transpire. It leaves no room for suspense during the movie because you already know pretty much how things turn out – not well._
My biggest complaint with the movie is how they built the Artificial Intelligence up to be almost God like in power but were able to defeat it so easily. I know a good bit about computers, networks, nano technology and how they presented the AI was reasonable, if just a little over the top for the sake of effects. But the way they defeated it was total nonsense. So, there’s that.
All in all I think the story just needed a little more time in the oven.
One cool thing that they have in the movie is a new type of zombie. Really, it’s sort of like a nano-tech zombie thing. We’ll probably see more of that in the future.
The best thing I can say about the movie is that they had a great cast. Depp, Bettany, Freeman. That’s a class-A lineup, and Rebecca Hall was pretty good as well. It’s really just the story that’s lacking.
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