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“Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” – beautiful, messy

Nutshell: Dazzling, beautiful, uneven.  The lightning-in-a-bottle that was Besson’s The Fifth Element doesn’t strike twice here, even though the visuals and world-building magic is definitely present and accounted for.  It’s as if with Valerian, Besson focused more on the universe … Continue reading

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Luc Besson’s “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” to give away tie-in comic during Free Comic Book Day!

As the heavily buzzed film Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets is based on the French comics series Valerian and Laureline, I’m stoked to hear that this year’s Free Comic Book Day is giving away a movie tie-in … Continue reading

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Stills from “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” show DeHaan and Delevingne fighting…Cylons?

A Cylon Centurion from BSG, that is.  Well, that’s what the  K-Tron Warrior reminds me of.  Maybe it’s just the chrome.  But Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets has more than a mouthful of a title, it’s got … Continue reading

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