Tag Archives: Luc Besson

Review in Brief: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)

Luc Besson has never been short on ideas, and what a story to carry those ideas, the one that inspired much of the aesthetic of both THE FIFTH ELEMENT and STAR WARS. VALERIAN opens with a hypnotic and feel-good montage … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Film Review | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Review: Lucy (2014)

Well, I guess I should be grateful that it was all in focus and the film itself was mercifully short. Aside from that, LUCY, Luc Besson’s latest attempt to return to his 1990s form fails in spectacular fashion. Lucy (Scarlett … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Film Review | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Review: Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

It’s good! Marvel’s biggest risk to date (and we really mean that this time) GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY is not only a pleasantly shiny space adventure film with laughs, loveable anti-heroes  and fireworks aplenty, but it’s also the most outright … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Film Review | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Review: The Family (2013)

I was hoping this might be Luc Besson back on form after years of mediocrity, but disappointingly THE FAMILY is mostly more of the same. The Blakes aren’t like any other family. They spend their lives changing their name, moving … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Film Review | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments