Lucy (2014) Scarlet Johansen, Morgan Freeman

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by Flying Spaghetti Monster, Apr 3, 2014.

  1. Flying Spaghetti Monster

    Flying Spaghetti Monster Vice Admiral Admiral

    Jul 18, 2006
    Flying Spaghetti Western
    Here's the trailer for this sci fi film


    I'm no fan ScarJo but I am intrigued by this movie. It's the kind of film that starts with a bland premise but becomes more interesting as it goes.
  2. Admiral2

    Admiral2 Vice Admiral Admiral

    Sep 14, 2004
    Looks like "Limitless," but much less annoying, and Scarjo is hotter than BradCoop.

    i'll catch it.
  3. davejames

    davejames Vice Admiral Admiral

    Oct 6, 2001
    Sac, Ca
    Looks like it could be fun, although I wish they were relying on a better explanation for her powers than the tired and long-ago discredited "10% of the brain" thing.
  4. Reverend

    Reverend Vice Admiral Admiral

    Jul 31, 2002
    Ugh...that old "humans only use 10% of their brain" nonsense. I really wish lazy writers would stop using that myth. It's almost as ridiculous as that "some dinosaurs were so big they needed two brains" idiocy.

    Also, the idea that it'd take a being only ten times more intelligent than most humans to comprehend the bounds of the universe and warp reality is IMO a gross overestimation of how advanced we already are, and/or an underestimation of how vast and complex *everything* is in it's totality. Clearly this writer has no clue how evolution works.

    ...that aside, it looks like a fun movie and Luc Besson is a fantastic director, so I'll be sure to check this out.
  5. AvBaur

    AvBaur Captain Captain

    Feb 11, 2006
    Berlin, Germany
    Finally, a pro-drugs superhero movie! ;)

    Other than the "10% of the brain" thing (*groan*), this looks really fun. After seeing both "Captain America: TWS" and "Her" last week, I'm definitely game for more cool ScarJo movies.
  6. Guy Gardener

    Guy Gardener Fleet Admiral Admiral

    Apr 15, 2000
    In the lap of squalor I assure you.
    Captain America.