Insomniac Theater: 'Transcendence' and 'Heaven is for Real' Open

One film explores technology and the other, faith - and both are getting mixed reviews.
2:39 | 04/18/14

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Transcript for Insomniac Theater: 'Transcendence' and 'Heaven is for Real' Open
It's Friday you know that means time far too long and actually SR and today we had two movies that explore some pretty weighty subject matter -- the first one called transcendence that stars Johnny Depp plays a researcher in the field of artificial intelligence who wants to create a machine knows everything there is to know. But also with human emotions and that makes him a target which unleashes a monster. We're going. Its presence in these jobs. Yeah. -- Can you prove you self aware. That's a difficult question doctor. Can you prove that you -- Premises interest thing but the critics are mixed Kenneth -- -- -- Los Angeles Times says it's an ambitious and provocative piece of work that is intriguingly balanced between being a warning at a celebration. Michael -- ago the Orange County Register says simply it's a good thing this movie isn't called coherence. Are -- -- movie based on a wildly popular book heaven is for real this is based on the true story Nebraska pastor -- young son said he went to heaven during emergency surgery. Greg Kinnear plays a pastor a he said he saw Jesus John the Baptist an older sister his mother lost in -- -- carriage and angels. About the hospital. I feel about that that's area and actually means nothing. The angels saying do you. Next. When. -- -- -- -- In violence in one room talking on the phones. And doing another young died. Reviews are mixed. On this on as well -- kept -- -- of the New York Times says that the movie is preaching and pretty -- -- a classy looking product with a Vanilla flavor and a pastel palette. And Alex -- insurance all of the village voice said unlike many of the features targeted to what Hollywood is calling the -- audience the movie is well acted and shot often thoughtful and -- intentionally. -- rather intentionally so they know it I think. Why not an idea was that it has potential want to -- just look at the look at both of them look like there. Decent like rentals good at that allowed the -- are -- are -- -- -- these movies now I don't think that anywhere in the.

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