Is A.I. the New Other? | 7 Mar 2017 // 9:59 PM
Aliens and robots are swapping seats as filmic sci-fi reformulates its visions of the foreign and the familiar.
Religion and Biological Limits in Post-Humanity: 'Her' and 'Transcendence' | 17 Jun 2014 // 9:14 PM
Post-humanism, transhumanism, and the stakes of religion in the digital age intersect in Her and Transcendence, hinting at radical societal change to come.
'Transcendence' Is a High-Tech Mess of Subplots | 21 Aug 2014 // 2:00 AM
Like Dr. Caster's (Johnny Depp) experiments, Transcendence is much smarter in theory than it is in practice.
Johnny Depp Is Ubiquitous Not Only in Real Life, but in 'Transcendence', Too | 18 Apr 2014 // 3:30 AM
The decision to preserve the consciousness of Johnny Depp's AI researcher is a Frankenstein- and Skynet-like Very Bad Idea.