This weekend I saw Limitless at the theater. It was my reward to myself for a) writing a ten page paper about Adidas' acquisitions (not exciting) and b) adding ten thousand words to my novel (exciting!).
And it was a perfect reward. Limitless was an amazing movie - one of the best I've seen in a while.
Limitless is a sci-fi flick about a down-on-his-luck writer who gets the chance to try out a miracle drug that allows the user to access every part of their brain, every memory of everything they've seen and read, every bit of analytical power.
Too bad it has some side effects. And that everyone wants a piece of the guy with the drug...
I loved that the main character is a writer (watch the trailer!), although I must admit they didn't exactly write publishing exactly (an advance on his novel before it's written? um, about that...). I love the voice in this movie - the humor, the narrative was a little reminiscent of what I liked about fight club. It had a great concept, and a plot that made the ending as perfect as the beginning. It's just a fun sci-fi action flick.