Tag Archives: Luc Besson

Notes on “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Based on the comic by Pierre Christin and Jean-Claude Mézières, “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” more than makes good on the extravagant promise of its title. The principal setting is Alpha, an improbable … Continue reading

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“3 Days to Kill”

Paleo Retiree writes: I don’t have much feeling for, let alone interest in, current movies, and recently I’ve been seeing no more than two or three new movies each year. So you’d be nuts to take my reactions to current … Continue reading

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Notes on Recent Action: “Taken 2” and “Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Many of the reviews featured on Rotten Tomatoes brand “Taken 2” with words like “sloppy” and “lazy.” I thought it was about as lean and mean and intelligent as the other recent action movies from Chez … Continue reading

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