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Johnny Depp’s Transcendence Trailer: It’s Basically Him

Evolution, abomination, abomination, evolution. Let's call the whole thing off! While Spike Jonze's Her asked questions about intimacy and communication in a technological age, the new trailer for Johnny Depp's upcoming thriller Transcendence seems to make an different point about intelligence, technology, and immortality: Namely, if human consciousness is loosed from its corporeal form and uploaded to the Internet, wouldn't we just start acting like jerks and destroy everything anyway? It's kind of our M.O. The existence of anti-technological guerrilla groups is an interesting element in the trailer, just as they will be in real life.