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Lucy (2014)

Director: Luc Besson

Writer: Luc Besson (Screenplay)

Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Min-sik Choi, Amr Waked, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Pilou Asbaek… 890 more words


Egyptian Star Amr Waked Reflects on Paris Attacks: 'We Are Far Braver' Than Terrorists

Amr Waked is Egypt’s biggest international star, seen most recently playing the French cop in Luc Besson’s “Lucy” and as Yusof, the Khan’s Vice Regent, in Netflix TV series “Marco Polo.” He is also a producer of Arab films, including political drama “Winter of Discontent,” set against the backdrop of the Tahrir Square protests. 638 more words


A lot of people have a problem with the film Lucy, since the plot hinges around the myth that people only use ten percent of their brain capacity. 551 more words


The Next Omar Sharif: Why Finding the Next Middle Eastern Hollywood Star is Easier Than We Think

This article has been a long time in the making, mostly because it’s hard for one person who has several jobs out outside of maintaining a site to keep with and write articles about prominent news stories. 1,208 more words


"Lucy" (2014)

Overall Grade: (5.5/10)

The only thing that matched the hype this movie received was the level of disappointment felt from a film that tried to give off an intelligent feel to a dumbed down action back-story. 601 more words



Ah science mumbo jumbo, what would sci-fi do without you? For so long directors have known that if you get an old established actor who has an aura of authority, you can make him say any old bullshit and we’d buy it as a basis for a film. 666 more words