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LUCY (2014)

 Greetings again from the darkness. Writer/Director Luc Besson has a track record of mixing stylistic visuals with more traditional action: La Femme Nikita, Leon: The Professional… 604 more words


Lucy Thinks You're Stupid

Let’s be honest. The structure of a movie plot often follows the same outline. Occasionally filmmakers will play with the timeline (Irréversible; Two for the Road… 672 more words

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"Lucy" Survives on Johansson Alone

The big name in all the ads for Lucy is Scarlett Johansson, and for good reason. Lucy just clobbered Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s brawnier, twice-as-expensive release… 734 more words

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Written, edited, and directed by Luc Besson, Lucy is the story of an American college student who is forced to become a drug mule for a Korean gangster. 505 more words


Lucy (2014) Review

Starring Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Amr Waked, and Choi Min-sik. Written and directed by Luc Besson. Rated R for strong violence, disturbing images and sexuality. 89 minutes. 561 more words

Movie Review: Lucy (2014) *Mild Spoilers*

t’s a shame that the myth that humans only use 10% of their brain capacity isn’t true.  One, it would give me hope that the species as a whole might someday grow in intelligence, and two, it would add a lot more legitimacy to the use of the trope in science fiction.   334 more words


Movie Review: Lucy (2014)

I’ve said it before, and I’ll probably say it again; Luc Besson is like a one-man factory that’s quite adept at cranking out a number of action films very year. 442 more words

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