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Sean P. Means
Sean is the movie critic and columnist for The Salt Lake Tribune. Follow him on Twitter @moviecricket.

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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Morgan Freeman, from left, Cillian Murphy, and Rebecca Hall in a scene from "Transcendence." (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, Peter Mountain)
The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Transcendence’ fails to transcend

Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture:

• "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" won the weekend box office for the third straight week, taking in $26.6 million. Johnny Depp’s new film, "Transcendence," bombed with an $11.15 million take — placing fourth, behind the spiritual drama "Heaven Is For Real." [Box Office Mojo]

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• The Discovery Channel has canceled Joby Ogwyn’s planned May 11 live televised jump from Mount Everest, after an avalanche on the mountain claimed the lives of 13 Nepalese sherpas. [The Hollywood Reporter]

• Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the middleweight boxer whose wrongful conviction for a triple murder in 1966 inspired a classic Bob Dylan song and a 1999 movie starring Denzel Washington, has died at the age of 76. [CNN]

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