Tag Archives: Luc Besson

Nikita (1990)

1 Nov

What’s the worst that could happen?

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Taken 2 (2012)

10 Oct

So, I saw Taken 2 and in short it was dogshit.

But, and I must caveat this, it was worth it, primarily because my review was published in Metro, a national paper with 3.6 million readers.  So for me, kind of a big deal.

See my review, in situ, after the jump…

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The Big Blue (1988)

30 Jul

You have to find a good reason to come back up… and I have a hard time finding one.

THE LOWDOWN WEEK 16

1 May

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UK film fans Assemble! Despite sporting the worst film title in recent memory, Avengers Assemble hits our screens this weekend and will do phenomenal business. Genre geeks will fuel the numbers given that both 3D and 2D versions are on offer, but Joss Whedon also lends the pic crossover appeal that will draw filmgoers regardless of whether they’ve seen Thor, Iron Man et al. Whedon’s pic pits our heroic troupe against intergalactic mischief-maker Loki who is seemingly intent on taking over the world (now where have I heard that one before?) and as expected explosive havoc reigns. Yet pithy bickering and a razor-sharp script ensure that this is superior to much of what has come before.

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The Fifth Element (1997)

1 May

Leeloo Dallas mul-ti-pass.