FILM REVIEW: Limitless
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We are always told we never use our whole brain. But what if you could unlock all your intellectual potential just by taking a simple pill? Imagine being able to recall everything you have ever read, heard or learnt. Would a bigger IQ improve your life? Eddie Mora (Bradley Cooper) is about to find out. So what does he do? Score a load of chicks and go mad on the stock market, of course, becoming a wining and dining squillionaire Wall Street guru in a matter of weeks. That is the American Dream after all, is it not? However, what goes up must come down, as Eddie soon realises. Limitless marks Bradley Cooper's transition from ‘the hot guy from the Hangover’ to credible Hollywood leading man. Bradley's performance is strong and considered but there is definitely more to come; we haven’t seen the best he can do just yet. That’s not to say he didn’t come close, faultlessly shifting from the pathetic unshaven Eddie pre-NZT to the shrewd, self-assured Eddie post-NZT.
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