Trophies were being handed out Friday at the inaugural TV broadcast of the Hollywood Film Awards, which bills itself as “the official launch of awards season.”
The “Hollywood Film Awards” announce the first nine award winners this year, along with more celebrities scheduled to appear.
A tentative release date has reportedly been announced for the Johnny Depp-as-Whitey Bulger film that has been shooting in and around Boston.
Transcendence is a quietly intense and cerebral film that relies heavily on its visuals and the gravitas of its stars to hold audiences’ interest as it methodically unfolds. But its ambitions and its talented cast are not enough to overcome the shortcomings of faulty pacing and a muddled conclusion that leaves you wondering just what exactly the filmmakers were trying to say and what they were out to accomplish.