Typically when you walk out of a movie thinking "That was nothing like the trailer at all!" that's a bad sign. The studio had a stinker, the studio knew it, and the studio did whatever they could to salvage it by selling you a bill of goods. In this case, it's the exact opposite: the trailers made HERCULES look terrible, and it's actually a solid B-movie with good action, a great cast, and a sly sense of humor. So what…
"This is the danger inherent in movies about extremely smart characters: They can only be as smart as the people who create them, and LUCY plays like 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY as reimagined by a pothead college dropout who watched clips of Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece on his iPhone while taking a self-defense class. Equal parts high-minded (or maybe just high) science fiction about the origins and destiny of human consciousness, and low-brow Eurotrash action flick complete with sadistic violence, breakneck…
This is one of those movies where a guy is stuck in a time loop.
This is one of those movies where a guy is stuck in a time loop. And every time he redoes something, he learns a little.
This is one of those movies where a guy is stuck in a time loop. And every time he redoes something, he learns a little. It's also the rare summer blockbuster that is very well-written; funny, smart, and it all…