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Gandhi said,"When our alliance government will come after the election itwill take action against those who indulged in corruption whowere involved in Saradha scam It will also give employment tothe people and help the bidi workers" he said Written by Aishwarya Subramanian | Updated: August 6 2014 8:26 am The film can identify Lucy with animals or our most distant ancestors When it comes to humans in our current form both the film and Lucy herself don’t seem to know what to do Related News A young American student in Taiwan falls into the hands of drug smugglers who surgically insert a packet of a new chemical into her stomach When the package leaks its effects on her system are catastrophic — her capacity to use her brain expands allowing her to manipulate matter and absorb huge amounts of information at a glance but she has not long to live Accepting the obvious that no movie exists in a cultural vacuum it’s tempting to read Luc Besson’s Lucy in the context of other recent movies Scarlett Johansson who plays the titular character has starred in a run of science fiction films over the last year — she plays an alien in a human body in Jonathan Glazer’s Under the Skin a quickly developing sentient computer operating system in the Oscar-nominated Her and spy-turned-superhero the Black Widow in Captain America: The Winter Soldier All of these roles have her cast as an outsider and observer of humanity even the Marvel movies where her character is self-contained and closed off Johansson brings to them all a sort of curious detachment that is genuinely effective Under the Skin opens with the putting together of the alien character’s eye so that from the beginning we’re aware of her as a being who sees In a probably accidental parallel scene in Besson’s film Lucy comes back to consciousness after the drug has wracked her body and we see her eye blinking through several shapes and permutations before coming to rest And yet as the nameless protagonist of Under the Skin comes closer to humanity we’re invited to see the creatures she preys on as vulnerable thinking beings Black Widow’s arc has her open up and form gradual friendships with her new colleagues Samantha the “her” of Her begins by forging a relationship with one human but is soon involved in intimate connections with hundreds her developing intellect allowing for a larger relationship with other creatures human or AI Lucy by contrast is growing away from the humans around her Lucy has resonance with another big science fiction movie of this summer Wally Pfister’s Transcendence in which brilliant scientist Evelyn Caster (Rebecca Hall) uploads her dying husband’s consciousness to a powerful computer With access to near-infinite amounts of information and a rapidly expanding consciousness Will Caster (Johnny Depp) turns into something of a monster Both films have their protagonists grow more and more remote both are martyred for science (Transcendence seems a little more ambivalent than Lucy on this subject) Both feature Morgan Freeman in the supporting role of a scientist whose job is largely to look wise and reflect on the follies of mankind Both use TED talk-style settings as a tool for exposition Neither is very good And yet it’s interesting to consider what these two science fiction films about characters transcending what we know as human have to say about humanity and where it goes from here Nowhere good appears to be the answer Lucy’s reaction to the changes in her body is to travel around Taiwan indiscriminately killing the local people — the film’s racial politics are what you’d suspect from the trailer which consists entirely of Johansson’s character killing Asian men — and even as she becomes more resigned to her situation she finds it harder to find connections with other people Will Caster’s expanded consciousness doesn’t extend to such things as greater empathy He begins to use other people’s bodies as tools and even with the wife whom he loves he is unable to grasp the concept of consent Apart from being a tragically limited understanding of human intelligence I suspect it’s bad science though accepting flawed science is probably a prerequisite here Early in the film as Lucy is pursued by her captors we cut to Discovery Channel-style footage of a predator fleeing prey — at one level she is just another animal In a later scene we see her travel through time to meet the first Lucy our earliest human ancestor and reach out to her re-enacting Michelangelo’s The Creation of Adam (previously shown in the film) Across time and space and thousands of years of evolution the first and last humans (because when Lucy’s brain has reached 100 per cent capacity where else is there to go) see each other and forge a connection The film can identify Lucy with animals or with our most distant ancestors When it comes to humans in our current form both the film and Lucy herself don’t seem to know what to do In this Lucy is perhaps more intelligent than I give it credit for Yet the question remains Freeman’s character Professor Norman tells Lucy that one of the most important functions of life forms is to pass on knowledge A suggestion that this knowledge might be misused is made then dismissed “Life was given to us a billion years ago Now you know what to do with it” says Lucy at the end of the film I suspect many of us would prefer not to Subramanian is aNewcastle-based writer [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Updated: July 13 2017 10:16 pm Venus Williams and Garbine Muguruza made light work of their semi-final ties Related News Venus Williams and Garbine Muguruza will be vying for the women’s singles title at Wimbledon 2017 It is only the second time that Muguruza has reached the final at the All England Club while Williams is chasing her sixth title If she wins it will also be Williams’ first Grand Slam since 2008 which was at Wimbledon itself Muguruza on the other hand is playing only her third Grand Slam final and will be looking for a second major title since her win last year at the French Open Both Venus and Muguruza made light work of their semi-final ties It was the Spaniard that went first against Slovak Magdalena Rybarikova who had beaten Karolina Pliskova in the Round of 16 Her remarkable run of form though was halted by Muguruza who beat her 6-1 6-1 in a match that lasted just over an hour Muguruza has been unable to replicate the form that took her to the French Open 2016 title but it was an encouraging display from the Spaniard who didn’t let Rybarikova into the match right from the start Venus Williams on the other hand faced local hope Jo Konta With the exit of Andy Murray Kontawas the only remaining British challenger for this year’s singles title But she proved no match for the American veteran who sailed to her second Grand Slam final this year Muguruza fell to Serena Williams the last time she had reached the summit clash at Wimbledon She now faces the rejuvenated elder Williams who at age of 37 is the oldest contender since Martina Navratilova For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsNew Delhi: On the 41st anniversary of imposition of Emergency Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sundaytook swipes at Congress and blamed it for delaying economic reforms by two decades transforming India into a ‘dynastic democracy’ and bringing in corruption Besides Emergency operation Blue Star at the Golden Temple was another blot on its record he said throwing a challenge at the present Congress leadership and asking if it had any views on these issues "If one looks back at the history of the Congress Party after independence the blots on it are economic reforms being delayed by over two decades transformation of India in to a dynastic democracy the imposition of Emergency in 1975 Operation Blue Star and corruption "I wonder whether the current leadership of the Congress Party has a view on this subject Will the Congress Party have an internal debate on these issues" the minister said in his Facebook post – ‘Constitutional dictatorship imposed by Mrs Indira Gandhi forty-one years ago’ A file photo of Arun Jaitley PTI On 26 June 1975 Indira Gandhi imposed an internal emergency in the country he said adding "the phoney reason she gave was that there was a breakdown of public order in as much as Jai Prakash Narain had asked the police and the army not to follow illegal orders" The actual reason however was that her continuation as the Prime Minister was threatened since the Allahabad High Court had unseated her as Member of Parliament for adopting corrupt practices during her election he said "The impact of the Emergency was to inflict a dictatorship on the country All political opponents were detained The authority of the Courts to hear a challenge against the detentions was suspended The Supreme Court caved in before the dictator "The Press was subjected to pre-censorship The Press became a spokesperson of the dictator No public protest was allowed "The Parliament was without an opposition By projecting her son Sanjay as her successor the dictator converted India into a dynastic regime Inner party democracy was throttled" Jaitley said Recalling the days of Emergency Jaitley said Parliament without an opposition amended the Constitution in order to legitimise a Constitutional dictatorship and only political workers offered some resistance by courting arrest and going to jail He outlined as "most significant" the collapse of the media and the Supreme Court before the dictatorship "Politicians were the only institution that fought the emergency since they were the only accountable section of society "The standards of accountability of the political class are high" he said adding that the "even the dictator had to face an electorate when faced with International and National opinion pressures" Italy dumped out the reigning champions Spain at Euro 2016 on Monday winning their last 16 tie 2-0 while Iceland shocked the world with a 2-1 victory against England Here?cabinet minister Manoj Kumar Pandey (SP).In Amethi sitting MLA and Mulayam SIngh Yadav loyalist Gayatri Prasad Prajapati is in the fray on SP ticket whileCongress has decided to field Amita Singh there? This cheerful thought is what led us to crawl across the melting city to Saket’s Select CityWalk mall where Swiss ice cream conglomerate Movenpick.

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