Review: ‘Lucy’ won’t stretch your brain capacity

This image released by Universal Pictures shows Scarlett Johansson in a scene from "Lucy." (AP Photo/Universal Pictures)

So let’s start with the enticing premise of Luc Besson’s “Lucy,” starring Scarlett Johansson: Human beings only use 10 percent of their brain capacity. Imagine what it would be like if we could access all of it?

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A full-circle moment for Bolshoi’s American star

This July 15, 2014 photo released by Lincoln Center Festival shows David Hallberg as Prince Siegfried in a scene from The Bolshoi Ballet's "Swan Lake" presented by Lincoln Center Festival 2014 at The David H. Koch Theater in New York. (AP Photo/Lincoln Center Festival, Stephanie Berger)

NEW YORK (AP) — “Spasiba, Katya,” David Hallberg calls out, thanking a colleague in what sounds like a pretty convincing Russian accent. We’re on our way upstairs to his dressing room at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, where his name is emblazoned on the door — in Cyrillic letters.

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