Coming off a disaster of a prediction week last time around, I’m looking for a little comeback. We’ve got plenty of opportunities for redemption with artificial Depp-telligence, haunted houses, bears and Heaven.
Just remember, I'm not reviewing these movies, but rather predicting where they'll end up on the Tomatometer. Let's take a look at what This Rotten Week has to offer.
Rotten Watch Prediction
See what happens when Depp goes online in the Transcendence trailer:
Transcendence is the story of a scientist (Depp) seeing his life’s work in establishing a conscious computer system ironically come to fruition when he gets shot and has his brain uploaded to said system. What ensues looks like a lot of stuff flying around and floating. I’m not exactly sure how that happens from a computer system, but at least it looks moderately interesting.
Wally Pfister is helming the film as his directorial debut. Up until now his major credits have been as director of photography on every Christopher Nolan film since Memnto. Inception won him an Oscar for Best Cinematography, so you know he’s got some chops. Visually, this flick does look strong but I’m worried about the story. There might just be so much going on that I can imagine it getting lost in itself. When the trailer is a bit difficult to follow I always get a little concerned. It has too much industry power to stink, but I think we would know already if it were going to be a critical darling.