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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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Say yes to the undressed – Under the Skin review

By Simon Miraudo July 4, 2014 Sensory experiences such as Under the Skin defy mere words, which is going to make enthusiastically recommending it a tricky task indeed. The picture stars Scarlett Johansson as an extra-terrestrial who seduces Glaswegian men as a means of harvesting their organic material, for some alien mission we’re never made […]

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Teaser Debut: Under the Skin

Ever wanted to see Scarlett Johansson as an alien who feeds on hitch-hikers? Your chance has arrived! The teaser trailer for Jonathan Glazer’s Under the Skin has arrived, in time for the film’s debut at the Telluride Film Festival. Though it’s hard – well, impossible – to discern the plot from this collage of imagery, there […]

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