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Limitless (Science on Screen series)

  • The Cary Theater 122 East Chatham Street Cary, NC, 27511 United States (map)

A struggling writer unlocks the full potential of his brain by taking a cutting-edge pharmaceutical, only to find that his newfound abilities have made him a target for some of the most greedy and dangerous men on the planet. Eddie Morra (Bradley Cooper) is an author without a novel. No matter how hard he tries, he just can’t summon the inspiration to write a single word. That all changes when an old friend wanders back into Eddie’s life, and opens his eyes to a powerful new drug called NZT. The moment Eddie takes NZT, his brain begins functioning at 100 percent, giving him the ability to quickly recall every event in his life down to the smallest detail, learn new languages in a flash, and harness the untapped power of complex mathematical equations. But when Eddie’s supply of NZT runs out, the party is over. Of course, it doesn’t take Eddie long to make a mint on Wall Street, and when he does, it draws the attention of Carl Van Loon (Robert De Niro), one of the world’s most powerful and prominent businessmen. With Eddie’s help, Carl plots to arbitrate a complex corporate merger that will shake the establishment to its very core. Just as the deal is about to be brokered, however, some dangerous characters discover Eddie’s secret and come gunning for his dwindling supply of medicine. Now, if Eddie can just endure the debilitating side effects of NZT long enough to run for his life, he may just survive to see another day. (allmovie.com: JasonBuchanan)

Bio Hacking Fundamentals: Transitioning Humanity for a Better Future
Using technology to bio hack our energy, health and fossil fuel consumption so we can age gracefully while transitioning into an uncharted future.

Speaker: Steve McLeod
For the last four decades, local entrepreneur and CEO of Indoor Environmental Systems, Steve McLeod, has been using environmental ergonomics to improve lives. He uses exercise, nutrition, lighting, indoor air quality and the latest bio hacking techniques to enhance and extend quality of life. McLeod is a student of Dave Asprey’s Bulletproof coaching methods for enhancing mental and physical performance by taking control of one’s own biology. He is a board-certified Indoor Environmental Consultant and a graduate of Al Gore’s Climate Change Leadership program.

Will call tickets may be picked up at The Cary Box Office beginning one hour prior to the movie.