Review: ‘Limitless’ breaks no boundaries but can be fun
What if — and try to stay with me here, because this might just blow your tiny little mind — what if you had the power to access every bit of your brain’s boundless potential?
It’s a tantalizing proposition — which is probably why it’s sparked the imagination of countless writers, leading to numerous movies and TV shows about superpowered individuals finally harnessing a full 100% of their brainpower. (Even though, yes, we don’t actually use only 10% of our brains. Way to be a killjoy, science.)
All of which is a roundabout way of saying that there’s absolutely nothing new about CBS’s Limitless, which premiered Tuesday night. But you already knew that, since the show itself isn’t even an original creation; it’s a quasi-sequel to the 2011 Bradley Cooper movie of the same name, which found the Oscar nominee gobbling a mysterious drug that transformed him into the smartest man alive. Read more…
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