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Limitless

Posted 11 Apr 2011 — by contributor
Category Film Reviews, Movies I Didn't Get

By Scott Martin

Limitless, USA, 2011

Directed by Neil Burger

Limitless is limited. Limitless is limited, but it proposes something interesting. Granted, its proposal is one we’ve heard dozens of times, a couple of which were to chilling effect (echoes of the 1968 film Charly, based on Daniel Keyes’ short story, “Flowers for Algernon,” are plenty), but that doesn’t mean it isn’t a fun story. The man with nothing suddenly becomes the man with everything. Eddie Morra (Bradley Cooper) is given a wonder drug that allows him to use all of his brain, rather than just twenty percent.

Side effects may include nausea, blackouts, migraines, and Robert De Niro’s performance. Read More