Chinese Movie Poster is Advertising the Wrong Thing

Every year, less than 50 foreign movies are allowed to be shown in theaters in China. Transcendence happens to be one movie that's allowed in China this year, but looking at its marketing materials, one might think that it's Johnny Depp shilling something other than a movie. » 4/21/14 4:00am 4/21/14 4:00am

Transcendence Has Some Of The Dumbest Smart People We've Ever Seen

What went wrong with Transcendence? This movie was supposed to be the new science-fiction hotness. An original storyline about artificial intelligence and brain-uploading, the directorial debut of Chris Nolan's cinematographer Wally Pfister, a great cast... and yet, it's getting widely panned. Why did the A.I.… » 4/18/14 9:00am 4/18/14 9:00am

This is Johnny Depp's Jack Sparrow as a LEGO Pirate

Johnny Depp does a great job playing an off-kilter buccaneer in the Pirates of the Caribbean movies, but can a pile of LEGO bricks—a pile of virtual ones, no less—nail the performance in a new video game? I checked the brand new LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean video game and, well, they nailed it. » 5/10/11 2:40pm 5/10/11 2:40pm

Ugly Movie Spawns Ugly Box Art

Put Johnny Depp in a silly hat, slather some makeup on him, add a couple of deformed tiny people, and you've got another one of my childhood memories ruined forever, and some hideous box art to boot. » 12/21/09 10:20am 12/21/09 10:20am