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Lucy a brainy thriller with a dumb premise: review
Scarlett Johansson plays a helpless victim who soon becomes a single-minded super-genius thanks to a mysterious drug in Lucy.
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Lucy a brainy thriller with a dumb premise: review

Bruce DeMara

Lucy, by French filmmaker Luc Besson, stars Scarlett Johansson as a woman who acquires incredible...

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