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Transcendence

Starring: Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall, Paul Bettany, Cillian Murphy, Kate Mara, Morgan Freeman

Directed by: Wally Pfister

Plot: After suffering a fatal gunshot wound at the hands of a radical anti-tech group, Dr. Will Caster’s consciousness is uploaded a computer system by his wife in an attempt to save his mind.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 18%

Critic Consensus: “In his directorial debut, ace cinematographer Wally Pfister remains a distinctive visual stylist, but Transcendence’s thought-provoking themes exceed the movie’s narrative grasp”

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Heaven is for Real

Starring: Greg Kinnear, Kelly Reilly, Connor Corum, Margo Martindale, Thomas Haden Church

Directed by: Randall Wallace

Plot: After Todd Burpo’s son has a near death experience, he starts to detail his journey to Heaven, which he claims to have visited.

RT Freshness: 53%

Critic Consensus: “Heaven Is for Real boasts a well-written screenplay and a talented cast, but overextends itself with heavy-handed sequences depicting concepts it could have trusted the audience to take on faith”

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Bears

Starring: John C. Reilly

Directed by: Keith Scholey, Alastair Fothergill

Plot: A group of bear cubs grow and learn how to survive in the Alaskan wilderness

RT Freshness: 87%

Critic Consensus: “Sweet, beautifully filmed, and admirably short on sugarcoating, Bears continues Disneynature’s winning streak”

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A Haunted House 2

Starring: Marlon Wayans, Jaime Pressly, Gabriel Inglesias, David Sheridan, Essence Atkins, Cedric the Entertainer, Ashley Rickards

Directed by: Michael Tiddes

Plot: After surviving the demons at his old house, Malcolm has a new girlfriend and a new house, but weird things start happening again.

RT Freshness: 17%

Critic Consensus: N/A

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