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14 min ago | Silicon Alley Insider

The End Of Lucy, A Movie About Using 100% Of Your Brain, Is A Major...

The End Of Lucy, A Movie About Using 100% Of Your Brain, Is A Major Tech Fail That Will Remind You Of The 2000s The top box office hit this past weekend was Lucy, a sci-fi thriller starring Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman about a woman who learns to use 100% of her brain.

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4 hrs ago | Spokane 7

Friday's openings: Beyond the 'Galaxy'

Following Scarlett Johansson 's transition into the Internet - setting her up for, hmmm, her role in "Her" ? - sci-fi of sort continues as a theme this week in the nation's theaters.

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8 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Lucy: the tea-party killer

From La Femme Nikita and The Professional to The Fifth Element, writer/director Luc Besson has created some of the toughest, most memorable female action heroes in cinematic history.

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12 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

ScarJo Vs. the Faceless Men of ColorBy Teo Bugbee

As smart as Lucy is about its Scarlett-an almost meta reflection on her seemingly infinite capabilities-it falls for the same xenophobic stereotypes that plague dumber films.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Canada.com

DVD releases for July 29: Scarlett Johansson's Under the Skin

Art-House angst Under the Skin: Four stars out of five - You can feel the cold. That's the simplest way to explain Jonathan Glazer's success with Under the Skin.

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JAM! Showbiz

Christopher Walken to play King Louie in Jungle Book remake

Christopher Walken has joined the cast of Jon Favreau's star-studded The Jungle Book remake - as ape leader King Louie.

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Mercury-Register

Body of Corning man who drowned in Black Butte Lake recovered

The body of a man who apparently drowned Sunday in Black Butte Lake west of Orland was recovered this morning by the Tehama County Sheriff's Office dive team.

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WRIC-TV Richmond

'Lucy' smacks down 'Hercules' in box office bout

The Scarlett Johansson-led action flick "Lucy" took it to stalwart action star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's "Hercules" over the weekend for the No.

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TIME.com

I Don't Love Lucy: The Bad Science in the Sci-Fi Thriller

You use a whole lot more than 10% of your brain-but a common fallacy that says otherwise is nonetheless the central premise of a new movie Now there are three Lucys I have to keep straight: The 3.2 million year old Australopithecus unearthed in Ethiopia in 1974; the eponymous star of the inexplicably celebrated 1950s sitcom I Love Lucy ; and, most ... (more)

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Creative Loafing Atlanta

'Lucy' in the sky, no diamonds

Official Site: www.lucymovie.com Director : Luc Besson Writer : Luc Besson Producer : Virginie Besson-Silla Cast : Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Min-sik Choi, Pilou Asbaek and Claire Tran Surely Scarlett Johansson must be the first leading lady ever to speak the line, "I am colonizing my own brain."

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Click Orlando

New Wonder Woman draws mixed reaction

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CBS News

"Lucy" outsmarts "Hercules" with $44M at box office

"Lucy," where Scarlett Johansson plays an accidental psychokinetic, took in $44 million in North American movie theaters over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.

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Film School Rejects

Required Reading: When God Closes a Video Store, Does He Open a Window?

" Passing of a Video Store and a Downtown Aesthetic " - Tom Roston at The New York Times profiles the famous Kim's Video on the edge of its demise, tying its end to the loss of a cultural tidal pool of appreciation and quirk.

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Mashable

Let's Talk About 'Lucy': That Nutso Ending Is Using 0% of Your Brain

Editor's note: Every week Mashable presents "Let's Talk About," a look back at the biggest WTF stuff from the weekend's new releases.

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Korea Herald

Choi Min-sik kicks butt in Hollywood film - Lucy'

Korean actor Choi Min-sik plays Mr. Jang, an evil ganster, in U.S. sci-fi action film "Lucy" starring Scarlett Johansson .

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Seattle Times

Using your brain to capacity, no miracles necessary

There are many compelling reasons why we should pay attention to our brains and their functionality.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

OregonLive.com

Scarlett Johansson is a kicking, punching action star; 'Boyhood' draws big crowds: This...

"Lucy" had a $44 million opening weekend, a big number that means Johansson joins a short list of women who have opened action movies over $40 million: Angelina Jolie , Jennifer Lawrence and Shailene Woodley .

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Boston Herald

How 'The Avengers' & 'Lucy' turned Scarlett Johansson into an action superstar

Donning a dodgy Russian accent and a skin-tight, leather suit as "The Avengers'" Black Widow is reaping dividends for Scarlett Johansson.

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WDVD-FM Detroit

"Lucy" Outmuscles "Hercules" to Take Top Spot at Box Office

Scarlett Johansson's Lucy topped the box office this past weekend, fending off Dwayne Johnson's Hercules for the top spot.

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WSJ Media and Advertising

'Lucy' Rakes In $44 Million at Box Office - Johansson's Best Debut Yet

" Lucy " premiered in the top spot at the box office this weekend, giving star Scarlett Johansson her best debut yet in a lead role.

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