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    Re: New Movie - Lucy

    Quote Originally Posted by bos View Post
    Its Luc Besson. Its gonna be awesome.
    Is that a person, place or thing?




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    Re: New Movie - Lucy

    This movie appears to borrow at least some of its story from the Japanese anime / manga Elfen Lied. Heck the main character's name in the anime is named Lucy, which is the title of the movie. I am reluctant to see this film because of this.


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    Re: New Movie - Lucy

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    I've only seen the trailers, and there is absolutely nothing wrong with Scar-Jo, but does anyone else find it funny that the whole premise of the movie seems to be based on the totally false myth about humans only using 10% of their brains? I guess they're probably not going for a super realistic plot, and the whole thing is likely just an excuse to show the lead actress in tight clothing, which is just fine, I suppose.
    You're so full of it.

    Next thing you'll tell me is there is no Mordor, no robots parading around a Volkswagons, and Michael Bay is not a treasure of a documentarian!

    If you try and convince me there is no galaxy "far, far away" - I'm coming over to your house and punching you in the spleen.

    It's a movie......



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    Re: New Movie - Lucy

    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    I love when people pick apart movies for being unrealistic. Umm How about Transformers, Star Wars, and about every other movie out. It would suck if they all were realistic.
    This movie appears to take place in "our world". I would expect a fairly realistic approach to the plot. I can accept the 10% brain usage plot mechanic - even though it's not all that interesting - but they lost me when she became telekinetic in the preview. That's unrealistic in "our world".

    On the other hand, Star Wars is an excellent premise for a movie, and it takes place in a universe where galactic technology and "the force" simply exist. Who are we to say they're not believable? :)

    edit: of course, the movie might still be really good. But I get where the detractors are coming from. It's just not an interesting premise for a move.



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    Re: New Movie - Lucy

    It's a very strange premise for a movie, especially when most people know the 10% is a myth. The trailer struck me as a money grab, put her and Morgan Freeman in a movie and blow a few things up = $$$.

    There's a couple of these every summer where I can't believe the huge names they got for what looks like a terrible movie.


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    Re: New Movie - Lucy

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Is that a person, place or thing?

    Yes. As well as animal and mineral.



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    Re: New Movie - Lucy

    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    I love when people pick apart movies for being unrealistic. Umm How about Transformers, Star Wars, and about every other movie out. It would suck if they all were realistic.
    I'm kind of with him on this one though. When you speak directly about human physiology, it does kind of remove you from the movie a bit. I think they could have done a much better job explaining it. Maybe like saying 10% of your brains potential or something. It's almost like saying, "Humans only use 50% of their arms. The other two just go to waste."



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    Re: New Movie - Lucy

    Maybe you people think the 10% thing is a myth because you're only using 10% of your brains.




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    Re: New Movie - Lucy

    Quote Originally Posted by benjay View Post
    This movie appears to take place in "our world". I would expect a fairly realistic approach to the plot. I can accept the 10% brain usage plot mechanic - even though it's not all that interesting - but they lost me when she became telekinetic in the preview. That's unrealistic in "our world".

    On the other hand, Star Wars is an excellent premise for a movie, and it takes place in a universe where galactic technology and "the force" simply exist. Who are we to say they're not believable? :)

    edit: of course, the movie might still be really good. But I get where the detractors are coming from. It's just not an interesting premise for a move.
    This is where the previews lost me as well. Even if you accept the premise that you only use 10% of your brain, I can't imagine that accessing the other 90% allows you to magnetize things, and stop bullets, and use some unknown force to throw people aside as the previews appear to suggest.



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    Re: New Movie - Lucy

    The scarecrow in the Wizard of Oz didn't even have a brain, and he seemed to do ok.



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    Re: New Movie - Lucy

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonefan32 View Post
    This is where the previews lost me as well. Even if you accept the premise that you only use 10% of your brain, I can't imagine that accessing the other 90% allows you to magnetize things, and stop bullets, and use some unknown force to throw people aside as the previews appear to suggest.
    It's almost like they just wrote a ****** full of imaginary stuff in order to attempt to make an entertaining movie.




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    Re: New Movie - Lucy

    Quote Originally Posted by Daserop View Post
    This movie appears to borrow at least some of its story from the Japanese anime / manga Elfen Lied. Heck the main character's name in the anime is named Lucy, which is the title of the movie. I am reluctant to see this film because of this.
    Since the hunger games were a total ripoff of manga/Japanese film the same way this might be an epic hit.



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    Re: New Movie - Lucy

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonefan94 View Post
    I'm kind of with him on this one though. When you speak directly about human physiology, it does kind of remove you from the movie a bit. I think they could have done a much better job explaining it. Maybe like saying 10% of your brains potential or something. It's almost like saying, "Humans only use 50% of their arms. The other two just go to waste."
    How did you fare with XMen and Wolverine then?



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    Re: New Movie - Lucy

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    It's almost like they just wrote a ****** full of imaginary stuff in order to attempt to make an entertaining movie.
    Which is completely unacceptable. Now excuse me while I go see a movie about genetically altered apes organizing and taking over the human race.



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    Re: New Movie - Lucy

    (at the risk of engaging people who just want to troll)

    Everyone understands that movies aren't documentaries, thanks to the message board geniuses for that "revelation". But if the only change you're going to make to your alternate reality is pretending this old myth is actually true, then that's a really lame basis for a movie. If they've made a more intresting world they've done a terrible job showing it in the trailer.


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