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Johnny Depp in a scene from "Transcendence."

’Transcendence’ Like a Clunky TED Talk

By Jake Coyle | Apr 19
First, we had Scarlett Johansson as a human-like operating system. Now, Johnny Depp has been uploaded. If the singularity - when artificial intelligence surpasses human smarts - is indeed coming, at least it has decent taste in movie star avatars.

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Features

Mark Goshorn Jones

Andy of Gayberry? ’Tennessee Queer’ Explores Rural Gay Life

By Kevin Langson | Apr 18
The new film "Tennessee Queer" explores life as a rural gay in the South with a keen sense of humor. EDGE spoke to filmmaker Mark Goshorn Jones about finding laughs in what could be thought a more serious subject.

Johnny Depp in "Transcendence"

Cyber-Consciousness Raising with Johnny Depp

By Fred Topel | Apr 17
Johnny Depp loves playing divergent characters; but his role in "Transcendence" may be his biggest challenge yet. EDGE spoke to Depp about playing the man whose body dies but mind lives on in a computer.

Hanno Koffler and Max Riemelt in ’Free Fall’

’Free Fall’ :: Coming Out in a German Police Task Force

By Sean Au | Apr 11
"Free Fall" has been called the German "Brokeback Mountain," largely because it deals with a police officer torn between his girlfriend & a peer on the force. EDGE spoke to writer/director Stephan Lacant & actor Hanno Koffler about the film.

25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards: Visible and Understood

By Chris Carpenter | Apr 8
This year’s L.A. edition of the GLAAD Media Awards will feature filmmaker Linda Bloodworth-Thomason and the subject of her documentary "Bridegroom," Shane Bitney Crone, who faced the indignities of a pre-marriage equality era after his life partner died.

Dark Days in Russia :: Michael Lucas on ’Campaign of Hate’

By Robert Nesti | Apr 7
Adult film entrepreneur, writer & activist Michael Lucas became alarmed hearing reports of LGBT persecution in his native Russia. He took a film crew to Moscow to investigate first-hand. His new film, "Campaign of Hate," is the result.

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Movie Reviews

Jeremy Irvine stars in ’The Railway Man’

The Railway Man

By Robert Nesti
"The Railway Man" tells a fascinating story of war crimes and forgiveness, but never touches emotionally.

A scene from ’Bears’

Bears

By Jake Mulligan
We don’t expect existential terror from a movie like "Disney’s Bears," but then, if we always got what we expected from movies, we wouldn’t have to go see them in the first place.

Johnny Depp stars in ’Transcendence’

Transcendence

By Robert Nesti
"Transcendence" attempts to be a sci-fi thriller and an essay on the limits of technology; but fails on both counts.

Connor Corum and Greg Kinnear star in ’Heaven Is for Real’

Heaven is for Real

By Jake Mulligan
"Heaven is for Real" is a passable work of religious propaganda, but "Heaven Might Be For Real" could’ve been a truly thoughtful movie.

A scene from ’Dancing in Jaffa’

Dancing in Jaffa

By Kevin Langson
Pierre Dulaine, a renowned dancer, has decided to return to Jaffa, the embattled city outside Tel Aviv where he was born. He is bringing with him Dancing Classrooms, a program designed to improve young lives through ballroom dancing.

Nicolas Cage stars in ’Joe’

Joe

By Charlie Nash
A powerful drama centered around an ex-convict’s surprisingly poignant friendship with a fifteen-year-old boy, "Joe" serves as a thrilling return to form not only for Nicolas Cage, but also for its eclectically gifted director, David Gordon Green.

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