"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.
Why did I choose this review?
In my case, its a natural, because I regularly look up Roger's reviews of movies to decide whether I liked them or not. OK, LOL—but I certainly have looked up many of Rogers reviews.
I did so recently in fact with "Picnic" and then more recently with "Dead Poets Society." I saw DPS on TCM for the first time and thought "what corny, manipulative slop." Roger as you would assume said it much better—but I was delighted to discover he and I did agree on it. Roger was largely and bravely alone in Critic Land at the time; many reviewers were moved to tears, thrilled to the marrow, transported to Nirvana etc etc etc.
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