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Review of “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” (no spoilers)

* * * * A “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” is a science fiction film by Luc Besson (maker of The Fifth Element and Taken), and is based on a French graphic novel. I would describe it … Continue reading

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Review of “Leon: The Professional” (rewatch)

* * * B If you haven’t seen this Luc Besson film, I recommend it. It’s quirky, funny, violent, and disturbing. Leon (Jean Reno), an illiterate hit man from the old country, takes in Mathilda (Natalie Portman), a preadolescent girl … Continue reading

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