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Trailer Watch: ScarJo stars in Limitless 2: The Matrix — I mean, Lucy

Luc Besson specializes in ridiculous action movies, so while there’s a lot of conceptual potential here, the Sherlocky (mind palace-esque) bits in the trailer make me feel like the actual movie will probably make me roll my eyes a lot. Even so, it looks pretty fun.

I do really wish filmmakers could let women badasses just be a badass more often without ever resorting to the using-their-feminine-wiles cliché… sigh

Here’s the synopsis:

Set in a futuristic world that is run by the mob, street gangs, drug addicts and corrupted cops, Lucy (Scarlett Johansson), a woman living in Taipei, Taiwan, 2069 AD, works as a drug mule for the mob. The drug she inadvertently takes goes into her system, changing her into a metahuman. She can absorb knowledge instantaneously, is able to move objects with her mind and can’t feel pain and other discomforts.

Scarlett Johannson and Morgan Freeman stars in the Luc Besson flick, which hits theaters on August 8, 2014.

Trailer Watch: Godzilla official main trailer

KREEEEEE-ONNNNNGKKKKK
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Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla hits theaters on May 16.

Trailer Watch: Guardians of the Galaxy, I guess?

Guardians of the Galaxy opens on August 1. Its trailer premiered on Jimmy Kimmel last night, and it is… a little weird.

Trailer Watch: Transformers: Age of Extinction Super Bowl spot

Michael Bay’s “less goofy” soft reboot of the Transformers films, Transformers: Age of Extinction, stars Mark Wahlberg, Jack Reynor, Nicola Peltz, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer, Sophia Myles, Li Bingbing, T.J. Miller, Han Geng and Titus Welliver. It opens on June 27.