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The Year in Film, 2014: 22 Easy Pieces

Jon Eig | Posted 02.21.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

Say whatever else you want to about 2014, here's one thing I know for sure. It had 365 days. And since new movies opened on screens across the USA on a great many of those days, I feel compelled to consider the year in films.

From Marilyn Monroe to Scarlett Johansson: What's Changed?

Sarah Collins | Posted 01.04.2015 | Entertainment
Sarah Collins

For every progressive film or TV show made, there are at least a dozen more undoing its positive influence. One can watch an early '60s flick like Lover Come Back and find almost the same character attributes to females in a movie like The Other Woman, released this past April.

Entertaining Violence: A Day of Blood, Guts, and Guns, All for Fun!

David Toussaint | Posted 12.06.2014 | Entertainment
David Toussaint

8 a.m. Wake up, pour coffee, get paper. After reading about bloodshed and war, move on to the Entertainment Section for much-needed relief.

Blockbuster vs. Indie Showdown: The Giver vs. Lucy vs. Mood Indigo

Tracey Harnish | Posted 10.28.2014 | Entertainment
Tracey Harnish

I present a series of film reviews where two films that have nothing to do with each other go head-to-head for a showdown. Bigger is not always better, but then again, sometimes it is.

'Dumb And Dumber To' Just Gave Us The Best 'Lucy' Parody

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.18.2014 | Entertainment

This weekend in inexplicable movie-promotion news, "Dumb and Dumber To" spoofed "Lucy" with new character posters that poke fun at the Scarlett Johans...

Does Killing and Domination Make Us Smarter?

Mark Chasan | Posted 10.15.2014 | World
Mark Chasan

The domination, killing, destruction, increased work and effort of modern society are not the hallmarks of intelligence, but rather stupidity. How can we use the 10% of our mental capacity more intelligently and effectively? Here are a few ideas:

Lucy, I Heart Huckabees, Her, Transcendence and Being John Malkovich...

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 10.04.2014 | Comedy
J.J. Colagrande

So basically now I'm thinking we're everywhere and nowhere; we're all the same; there is no such thing as time, or at least it's very slippery; today is tomorrow; I am he as you are he as you are me and we are all together; AND, to top it all off, we can all live forever.

Lucy: Highly Evolved

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 10.04.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Berkowitz

Luc Besson's "Lucy" is Batman Diogenes, wandering through the world seeking truth, knowledge and fighting for justice. Unlike her male counterparts, ...

Besson's Lucy & The Abrogation of The Pandora, Eve Myths + Guardians of The Galaxy = $1B + An Early Guess On the Best Original Song Oscar-Winner (VIDEO)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 10.04.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

Perhaps Lucy's most intriguing theme is that of Feminine stewardship of Knowledge in the face of crisis for a world too-far-gone. Plus, Groot is the n...

Lucy vs. Hercules: It's the Story Idea, Stupid

Gene Del Vecchio | Posted 09.29.2014 | Entertainment
Gene Del Vecchio

All of the other crucial decisions including the screenplay, direction, casting, acting, production, and marketing all arise from the story idea.

Lucy: Why I'm Tired of Seeing White People on the Big Screen

Olivia Cole | Posted 09.27.2014 | Entertainment
Olivia Cole

I love what Hollywood could be, but I must say that I don't love what it is. I can't accept that while my daily life is filled with black and brown women, they are completely absent, erased, when I look at a TV or movie screen.

'Lucy' Slays 'Hercules' At The Box Office

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 09.26.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Luc Besson's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office o...

Is 'Lucy' Worth Your Money?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.26.2014 | Entertainment

Scarlett Johansson stars as Lucy in Luc Besson's new movie "Lucy," a sort of back-door superhero origin story by way of "The Matrix" and various psych...

Scarlett Johansson Has All The Superpowers In New 'Lucy' Trailer

Posted 04.02.2014 | Entertainment

"Somebody put a bag of drugs inside me. I need you to take it out. It's leaking." That's Scarlett Johansson's directive in the new trailer for "Lucy,"...

This Young Woman's Approach To Self-Confidence Is One We Could All Learn From

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 02.03.2014 | Women

Is confidence an achievement, or a process? We prefer the latter, care of Lucy, one half of the popular online, long-distance couple, Kaelyn and L...

Top 5 Coming Out Videos On YouTube (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Shira Lazar

In the celebration of Pride Week, and YouTube's #ProudToLove campaign, Davey Wavey highlights the best coming out videos on YouTube, featuring Grego...

Tiny Fossil Settles Big Debate About Human Ancestors

Posted 02.12.2013 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 10/25/2012 02:12 PM EDT on LiveScience Despite the ability to walk upright, early relatives o...

Beasts of the Southern Wild -- A Must-See New Film!

Jay Weston | Posted 09.04.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

On a summery Sunday afternoon in Beverly Hills, I was suddenly thrust into the watery bayou swamps of southern Louisiana, and engrossed in a story, and a world, which has not left my thoughts since for even a moment.

What Rare Fossil Find Reveals About Early Humans

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 03.28.2012 | Science

LOS ANGELES -- Lucy, it turns out, had company – another prehuman that also walked but spent more of its time in trees. Until now, there was no...

PHOTOS: Meet Your 'Cave Parents'

Posted 01.06.2012 | Science

What did our 'cave parents' look like? Without a family album going back 7 million years, it can be tough to imagine them, especially when all we see ...

Google Loves Lucy

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 10.06.2011 | Technology

Google's home page on August 6 paid tribute to funny lady Lucille Ball (1911 - 1989), who would have turned 100 on that day. The Emmy Award-winning...

'Peanut' Love

The Guardian | Joe Queenan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The premise, after all, is a bit of an inside joke: the central character in Peanuts is the hapless, downbeat Charlie Brown. Americans do not ordinari...

LucyPhone To Do All The Waiting For You

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

We have an aversion to waiting on line. Unfortunately, it has become an intimate partner in out daily lives. LucyPhone may have found the holy grail to the wait time problem.

Martha and Her: The Best of Friends?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Martha, you had to be hurt when Mariana testified against you at your trial. But writing this book and exposing the intimacies of your longstanding friendship so publicly, was a particularly bitter form of betrayal.

PHOTOS: Ardi - Earliest Human Ancestor Revealed

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Check out these recently released images of Ardi, the earliest discovered "human ancestor." (All captions and images courtesy of Science Magazine/...