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    Re: New Movie - Lucy

    I still remember SJ in "The Island" with Ewan McGregor.

    She was probably 19 when they were doing the shoot for that.

    She's made quite the career in this type of movie.



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    Re: New Movie - Lucy

    Quote Originally Posted by Bigman38 View Post
    (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.
    So you guys have a problem with the underlying premise of the 10% thing?

    Not the rest of the story that a person can be ruffied, cut open and turned into a drug mule and that drug leaks, thus turning this woman into a body morphing savant who could teach Morpheus a thing or two.

    Not that anyone can't like a movie. I've hated (or refused to bother see) about all the movies discussed on this board this summer as well. I'm not into this robot/ape/superhero genre that has taken over Hollywood. But to go on about this simply because the premise engages the 10% thing. Well, it reminds me of the crazy furor around the Da Vinci code (book and movie). It's entertainment.

    You could apply the same thing to me - I'm not really blaming anyone for thinking they way they do. I thought "Gravity" was about the dumbest thing I ever saw for many of the same things you guys think about this. It was beyond unrealistic (to the point of idiocracy). I mean, seriously - George Clooney in space? Come on...


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    Re: New Movie - Lucy

    Quote Originally Posted by HFCS View Post
    Since the hunger games were a total ripoff of manga/Japanese film the same way this might be an epic hit.
    Oh don't get me started on this topic. Lots of anger there.


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    Re: New Movie - Lucy

    Quote Originally Posted by RubyClone View Post
    So you guys have a problem with the underlying premise of the 10% thing?

    Not the rest of the story that a person can be ruffied, cut open and turned into a drug mule and that drug leaks, thus turning this woman into a body morphing savant who could teach Morpheus a thing or two.

    Not that anyone can't like a movie. I've hated (or refused to bother see) about all the movies discussed on this board this summer as well. But to go on about this simply because the premise engages the 10% thing. Well, it reminds me of the crazy furor around the Da Vinci code (book and movie). It's entertainment.
    Calm down there, Ruby Slippers, I don't think anyone has talked about "hating" the movie, or posted anything on the level of "crazy furor." Simply pointing out what I thought was a funny/strange premise to a film. I guess I didn't realize that was wrong.


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    Re: New Movie - Lucy

    BTW, Under the Skin is really good



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    Re: New Movie - Lucy

    Quote Originally Posted by Bigman38 View Post
    (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.
    Why would it being set in a different world be more interesting or necessary?



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    Re: New Movie - Lucy

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    Calm down there, Ruby Slippers, I don't think anyone has talked about "hating" the movie, or posted anything on the level of "crazy furor." Simply pointing out what I thought was a funny/strange premise to a film. I guess I didn't realize that was wrong.
    I'm calm Janny Pants. Just engaging.

    I just find it funny that, what appears to be a tiny detail of the movie, is what everyone is focusing on. Again, given all the crazy stuff that comes out in movies.

    And btw - the only "hate" I referenced was my own.

    And in actuality - I'm neck deep in this cause I keep getting report errors and whiny users and just don't want to deal with them.....



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    Re: New Movie - Lucy

    I can't wait for another movie where people swap identities/personalities.

    Hilarity always ensues.



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    Re: New Movie - Lucy

    Quote Originally Posted by RubyClone View Post
    I'm calm Janny Pants. Just engaging.

    I just find it funny that, what appears to be a tiny detail of the movie, is what everyone is focusing on. Again, given all the crazy stuff that comes out in movies.

    And btw - the only "hate" I referenced was my own.

    And in actuality - I'm neck deep in this cause I keep getting report errors and whiny users and just don't want to deal with them.....
    tiny detail? It's the whole premise.


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    Re: New Movie - Lucy

    Quote Originally Posted by HFCS View Post
    Seems exactly like the Bradley Cooper movie "Limitless" from a few years ago…although I'm sure that wasn't entirely original either.
    But with boobs!



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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 mean like superman and that silly ability to fly, etc., Got it.



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    Re: New Movie - Lucy

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    tiny detail? It's the whole premise.
    It's a movie.



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    Re: New Movie - Lucy

    Quote Originally Posted by BallSoHard4Cy View Post
    yeah i didn't get that either. Humans use all of their brain. Plus I really don't know why I would pay to go see it either. What's the reason behind her superpowers? What is she doing?
    While I agree we use all of our brain and the premise of the film is far-fetched, how much of the brain do we consciously use?


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    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Why would it being set in a different world be more interesting or necessary?
    Because it would give it some potential for me. Obviously what they've shown doesn't grab my attention.


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    Re: New Movie - Lucy

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    tiny detail? It's the whole premise.
    You're right. It's the entire thing.



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