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Monday | Scientific American

Get Smart By Using 10 Percent Less of Your Brain

In all fairness, the brilliant filmmaker Luc Besson of Femme Nikita fame probably understood this and decided to build the plot around this idea anyway.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Into the Storm review: When it comes to special effects, this eco-thriller whips-up a storm

In deepest Oklahoma, a professional storm chaser drives his heavily armoured vehicle to a small town where a gigantic tornado is set to hit The acting is a washout, the dialogue thunderously bad and even Michael Fish could accurately forecast the ending - but when it comes to special effects, this eco-thriller whips-up one heck of a storm.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Daily Mail

Why I love Lucy: Scarlett Johansson's superwoman can read minds,...

Why I love Lucy: Scarlett Johansson's superwoman can read minds, remember everything and is handy in a fight.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Scarlett Johansson, Inception, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Movie review: Lucy

The first third's great, the second third expansive - but what's up with Lucy's ending? Chris Schulz shrugs his shoulders ... Here's an urban legend you've seen on screen many times before: humans use only 10 per cent of their brain capacity.

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Related Topix: Bradley Cooper, Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Encyclopaedia Britannica

You Talkin' to Me?

's The Wedding Party . Thereafter he appeared in several minor films, the most notable being The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight .

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Related Topix: Righteous Kill, New Year's Eve, Killer Elite, Everybody's Fine, Little Fockers

Sun Aug 10, 2014

American Thinker

Two Movie Reviews: 'Lucy' and 'Into the Storm'

From Bradley Cooper in an earlier incarnation of bumped-up brainpower, in 2011's LIMITLESS , to Scar-Jo in LUCY , we are tantalized by the notion that we are only partially utilizing our remarkable brains.

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Related Topix: Bradley Cooper, Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Scarlett Johansson, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Twister

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

New DVDs

It's even more unusual when it's better. With the film adaptation of "Divergent," the first novel in Veronica Roth's trilogy of dystopian thrillers, director Neil Burger has crafted a leaner, more propulsive and more satisfying film than the best-seller that inspired it.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Los Banos Enterprise

The Big Screen: Lucy

Remember Limitless just a few years back? It starred Bradley Cooper as a lazy aspiring novelist who takes a wonder drug that allows him to access 100 percent of his brain – why Hollywood has latched on to the myth that humans use such a small percentage of their brain is a mystery, but it's becoming a common storyline.

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Related Topix: Bradley Cooper, Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks

Tue Aug 05, 2014

MassLive.com

DVD reviews: 'Divergent,' 'Need for Speed'

"Divergent" : It's rare that a movie is as good as the book on which it's based.

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Related Topix: The Conjuring, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Breaking Bad

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Reel Reviews: Move over Nikita, here comes Lucy

She was in the wrong place at the wrong time and now she is supposed to fly home with plastic bags containing a new synthetic drug hidden in her stomach.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, Morgan Freeman

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Star Tribune

Home video: Bestseller spawns better film with 'Divergent'

It's rare that a movie is as good as the book on which it's based. It's even more unusual when it's better.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Coquitlam Now

Lucy: more style than substance?

Did you know humans only use 10 per cent of their cerebral capacity and if we were able to harness the remainder we would learn faster, memorize easier and even transcend our bodies? It's true - proven by science? Believe me? I hope not! Luc Besson, like Stanley Kubrick before him, follows human evolution from the alleged first human Lucy all the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bradley Cooper, Opinion

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Nanaimo News Bulletin

Unexpected success: Music takes Ash Grunwald to places he never imagined

It was a verbal slap in the face that would forever change the way Australian Ash Grunwald approached his music career.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Michigan Daily Online

Ambitious 'Lucy' values images over plot

Usually, action-thrillers remain content with being simple, one to two hour diversions that entertain their audiences with suspense, spectacle and one-liners.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, Bradley Cooper

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Film School Rejects

Could We Be Like 'Lucy' if We Tap Into Our Brain's Full Potential?

This weekend, Luc Besson 's Lucy topped the box office with more success than expected.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, Bradley Cooper

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