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Lucy (2014, dir. Luc Besson)

Brisk, breathless SF/action mashup of Limitless, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and Besson’s own La Femme Nikita plus a dozen other sources to make something daffy, hugely enjoyable, and totally nonsensical.

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Luc Besson


  • Scarlett Johansson as Lucy
  • Morgan Freeman as Professor Norman
  • Choi Min-Sik as Mr. Jang
  • Amr Waked as Pierre Del Rio…
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In this action-thriller set in Taiwan, a young woman forced to become a drug mule for the mob develops superhuman abilities when the narcotics she’s carrying in her stomach accidentally leak into her system. 372 more words

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Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (Movie 2012)

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Salmon Fishing in the Yemen is one of those movies that I had wanted to see after enjoying the coming attractions at the theater.  369 more words


Egyptian Star Amr Waked Joins Sky's Neil Jordan 'Riviera' TV Series (EXCLUSIVE)

ROME — Egyptian actor Amr Waked, his country’s biggest international star, has joined the cast of Neil Jordan’s “Riviera” as a French detective investigating the yacht explosion that precipitates the plot of the high-profile TV crime series. 298 more words


Lucy (2014) - slice

So what went wrong with Lucy?

There are so many ways it could have done to be better, but it hasn’t, and there are so many interesting things it attempts without much insight ultimately leaving them in the dirt. 594 more words