"Transcendence" is a serious science fiction movie filled with big ideas and powerful images, but it never quite coheres, and the end is a copout.
The film will premiere in Brazil on March 31. No word if Sean Penn is coming. Essentially, this viral video and the national craze for inviting him have already done the trick by promoting the film beyond the kid's wildest dreams.
• Thanks to Pablo Villaça, my Far-Flung Correspondent in Brazil.
The recent #CancelColbert campaign on Twitter raises all kinds of issues about racism, but also about hashtag activism.
Owen Gleiberman's sacking as lead film critic of Entertainment Weekly — part of a ritual bloodletting of staffers at ...
Scott Jordan Harris argues that disabled characters should not be played by able-bodied actors.