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Woody Allen back in spotlight, promoting new film

This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows director Woody Allen, center, with actors Emma Stone, left, and Colin Firth on the set of "Magic in the Moonlight." (AP Photo/Sony Pictures Classics, Jack English)

NEW YORK (AP) — Throughout his long career, Woody Allen has been fascinated by magic, a theme he’s explored frequently onscreen: playing a magician in “Scoop,” sending Owen Wilson on time travel in “Midnight in Paris,” or pulling Jeff Daniels out of a movie screen in “The Purple Rose of Cairo.”

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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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