Transcendence | Anatomy of a Movie

In this show, AOM hosts discuss the film Transcendence which is a 2014 British-American science fiction thriller film that will mark the directorial debut of long-time cinematographer Wally Pfister. The film stars Johnny Depp and Morgan Freeman. Christopher Nolan and Emma Thomas are executive producers of the film. Transcendence is about Dr. Will Caster who is an artificial intelligence researcher who strives to create a machine that possesses sentience and collective intelligence. Extremists who oppose technological advancement target him, but their actions drive him toward his goal. Caster also wants to become part of the new technology, and his wife Evelyn and his best friend Max Waters, also researchers, question the wisdom of this drive. Caster’s goal to acquire knowledge becomes one to acquire power, and he seems to be unstoppable. The hosts discuss everything from filmography, to casting/acting, directing, cinematography, editing, score, sound editing, etc. HELPFUL LINKS: IMDB Page – Wikipedia Page – Facebook Fan Page – Rotten Tomatoes Review – The Guardian Film Blog – MovieWeb Film Information – Movie Premier Information – The Times Of India: Johnny Depp Talks About Religion – Johnny Depp Engaged – A Clip From The Movie –!DfGuK Transcendence Writer Rebooting Battle Star Galactica – Transcendence Website – Wikipedia of the Word Transcendence – Merriam-Webster Dictionary Definition of Transcendence – Follow Us on Twitter @ Like Us on