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Brain candy – ‘Lucy’ Review

By Simon Miraudo August 1, 2014 God is a woman. Well, she is now anyway. In Luc Besson‘s Lucy, Scarlett Johansson goes from doe-eyed mafia pawn to all-powerful superbeing, and all it took was accidentally absorbing the intellect-enhancing drug placed beside her abdomen by a Korean cartel. The rest of us, meanwhile, have to choke […]

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Here’s Scarlett Johansson as another superhero in ‘Lucy’

Entertainment Weekly offers up the first official picture of Scarlett Johansson in Luc Besson’s Lucy. In the flick, Johansson plays the title character, a drug mule who accidentally absorbs her cargo and develops superhero-esque powers. Hopefully those powers are slightly more impressive than those belonging to Johansson’s Marvel hero, Black Widow, which largely comprises of owning two […]

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Scarlett Johansson to play Luc Besson’s Lucy

Scarlett Johansson is in final negotiations to star in the latest thriller off the Luc Besson production line, titled Lucy. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film concerns a female drug mule who is transformed into an “ass-kicking machine” after she accidentally ingests her cargo. The drug gives Lucy the ability to “absorb knowledge instantaneously” and […]

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