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Jul 24, 2014

'Lucy' is an action-packed waste of brain power

Writer-director Luc Besson's 'Lucy,' starring Scarlett Johansson, is part philosophical/scientific treatise and part action movie, a film that goes from mayhem to boredom in a heartbeat. Writer-director Luc Besson's 'Lucy,' starring Scarlett Johansso... #Scarlett Johansson #Luc Besson

Jul 25, 2014

'Lucy' has more firepower than brain power, reviews say

Writer-director Luc Besson's new action-thriller "Lucy" poses the question of what a person could do if he or she was able to tap into the full potential of the human brain. In this case, the person is an unwitting drug mule played by Scarlett Johans... #Scarlett Johansson #Luc Besson

Jul 27, 2014

‘Lucy’ Outsmarts ‘Hercules’ At The Weekend Box Office

Brains trumped brawn at the box office this weekend, with Scarlett Johansson's 'Lucy' besting Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's 'Hercules.... #Scarlett Johansson #Luc Besson

Jul 24, 2014

Smart, stylish 'Lucy' uses her brain to exact revenge

Scarlett Johansson transforms from ordinary woman to super-human using 100% of her brain capacity... #Scarlett Johansson #Luc Besson

Jul 25, 2014

Review: 'Hercules' Doesn't Deserve "No Press Screenings" Stigma

It is odd that we have two major studio releases debuting this weekend that are wholly different from how the marketing materials would represent them. Universal's (Comcast Corporation) Lucy is a science-fiction character study about a woman who unlo... #Scarlett Johansson #Brett Ratner #Dwayne Johnson #Viacom, Inc.

Jul 26, 2014

Israel’s Outspoken Envoy Is Wise to U.S. Ways

Ambassador Ron Dermer, a former American citizen, has such a close relationship to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel that he has been called “Bibi’s brain.... #Israel #Benjamin Netanyahu #United States

Jul 25, 2014

Review: 'Hercules' hoists hefty action with some thought

Action and brains combine for a solid summer movie... #Israel #Benjamin Netanyahu #United States

Jul 24, 2014

'Lucy': Movie review

French action director Luc Besson has never been the most subtle of filmmakers. But Besson’s work (“La Femme Nikita,” “The Fifth Element”) achieves new levels of absurdity with “Lucy,” a brazenly mindless thriller about the infinite capacities of the... #Israel #Benjamin Netanyahu #United States

Jul 25, 2014

Jon Hopkins crafts dance music to meditate on

If Jon Hopkins' moody, muscular dance music leaves fans feeling a little dazed, that's no accident. The London-based producer practices autogenic training (a kind of brain-clearing mental yoga) and director David Lynch's brand of Transcendental Medit... #London #David Lynch

Jul 24, 2014

'Lucy' is an action-packed waste of brain power

Writer-director Luc Besson's 'Lucy,' starring Scarlett Johansson, is part philosophical/scientific treatise and part action movie, a film that goes from mayhem to boredom in a heartbeat. Writer-director Luc Besson's 'Lucy,' starring Scarlett Johansso... #Scarlett Johansson #Luc Besson