CGM Reviews: Lucy

Over the last 30 years Luc Besson has turned himself into a one man Eurotrash action movie factory. He started by writing and directing cult hits like La Femme Nikita, Leon: The Professional, and The Fifth Element before going on to supervise a decade’s worth of glorious B-movie bliss as writer/producer for District B13, The Transporter, and Taken. He still writes and directs occasionally, but for the last ten years those efforts have felt peripheral as his focus has been on his production company. Then along came Lucy. Besson’s latest feature is absolutely insane and completely stupid in a way that might actually be brilliant. It feels like a spiritual sequel to The Fifth Element by way of The Matrix and 2001: A Space Odyssey.

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