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Monkey Business (Part 1: May)
30 Apr 2007 // 5:00 PM
Talk about frontloading your approach. Each week in this first full month of patented popcorn movies finds another famous franchise icon making a major blockbuster bow. Only truly disastrous results from these guaranteed crowd-pleasers will keep the coffers from clogging with cash.
'Lucy' Entertains Despite Its Stupid Science
26 Feb 2015 // 8:10 PM
Lucy's idea of science is akin to a stoner complaining about how math doesn't really exist, but it does have an audacity that many sci-fi thrillers in the present day lack.
Scarlett Johansson Gets Goopy in 'Lucy'
25 Jul 2014 // 6:50 AM
This might be as close to a point as Lucy can get, the essential illogic of movies, of illusion, of delusion.
You Barely Need One Percent of Your Brain to Appreciate 'Lucy'
25 Jul 2014 // 12:00 AM
If you surgically grafted a snippet of Flowers for Algernon and a low-end documentary about the human brain onto a Cliff Notes summary of La Femme Nikita, the result might approach the lazy schizophrenia of Luc Besson's latest fembot warrior fantasy.