Lucy (2014)
First screened in July 2014
Director: Luc Besson. Cast: Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Choi Min-sik, Amr Waked, Nicolas Phongpheth, Pilou Asbæk, Jan Oliver Schroeder, Luca Angeletti, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Analeigh Tipton, Pascal Loison, Loïc Brabant, Pierre Grammont, Pierre Poirot, Bertrand Quoniam, Frédéric Chau, Claire Tran, Sandra Abouav. Screenplay: Luc Besson.

Twitter Capsule: At least it's weird? I guess? I wanted "ScarJo goes Crank." Instead it's like an incomprehensible manga-adjacent web series.

VOR:   Rare case where a movie is distinctive in goals and execution, unexpectedly popular, at the center of multiple think-pieces, and nonetheless seems eminently skippable. But it has lingered...

Photo © 2014 Universal Pictures/EuropaCorp/TF1 Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C–

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