The Washington Times-Herald

April 17, 2014

Movie preview: “Transcendence”

Rated: PG-13 for sci-fi action and violence, some bloody images, brief strong language and sensuality

Running time: 1 hr 59 min

Cast: Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany, Rebecca Hall, Morgan Freeman, Kate Mara

Plot: Dr. Will Caster is the foremost researcher in the field of artificial intelligence, working to create a sentient machine possessing the entire spectrum of human emotions, and the collective intelligence of every person who has ever lived. His highly controversial experiments have made him famous, but they have also made him the prime target of anti-technology extremists who will do whatever it takes to stop him.