Lucy

I saw Lucy this weekend, at the Marcus Saukville cinema.  Lucy (played by Scarlett Johansson) is tricked into delivering experimental narcotics to an international drug lord (played by Min-sik Choi).  She is then forced to mule it back to the US.  While doing so, she is accidentally exposed to it.  The drugs trigger an extraordinary …

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Chef

I saw Chef tonight at the Fox Bay Cinema, as part of the NY Film Critics Series.  It is the story of Chef Carl Casper (Jon Favreau).  He has a secure but artistically stifling job at a top LA restaurant.  A negative review from food critic Ransey Michel (Oliver Platt) and bad treatment by restaurant owner …

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier

I saw The Winter Soldier last night at the Marcus North Shore.  As far as Marvel Avengers movies go, it was pretty good.  It did not take itself too seriously but it also was not one long fight scene.  In this movie, Captain Steve Rogers struggles to come to terms with the future while trying …

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