Taken 3

2014 20th Century Fox/EuropaCorp Distribution Directed by Olivier Megaton Produced by Luc Besson Written by Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen TAKEN 3 is a perfect example of why I turn my hearing off when I hear whining about spoilers. If you’ve seen the trailers for it (and don’t you dare say that you haven’t) […]

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Lucy

2014 Universal Pictures Written and Directed by Luc Besson Produced by Virginie Silla I know quite a few people who have said that they’re not going to go see LUCY because it’s “scientifically inaccurate.” You see, the plot of the movie hinges upon the long held belief that human beings only use 10% of their […]

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Brick Mansions

2014 EuropaCorp/Warner Bros./Relativity Media Directed by Camille Delamarre Produced by Luc Besson, Ryan Kavanaugh and Tucker Tooley Written by Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen I’m gonna save you a lot of time if you want to go back to web surfing, Tweeting or Facebooking. If you’ve seen the 2004 French action film “District B13” […]

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The Family

2013 EuropaCorp/Relativity Media Directed by Luc Besson Executive Producer: Martin Scorsese Produced by Ryan Kavanaugh, Virginie Silla and Tucker Tooley Written by Tonino Benacquista based on his novel “Malavita” If you’ve seen the trailer for THE FAMILY then perhaps like me, you were expecting a mob/crime comedy with plenty of laughs and inside jokes at […]

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Taken 2

2012 EuropaCorp/Canal+ Directed by Olivier Megaton Produced by Luc Besson Written by Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen It would be difficult for TAKEN 2 to top 2008’s “Taken” and I think it’s a smart move on the part of all concerned that they don’t even try. Let’s take the “Die Hard” movies for an […]

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Taken

2008 EuropaCorp/Canal+ Directed by Pierre Morel Produced by Luc Besson Written by Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen We really shouldn’t have been surprised that Liam Neeson emerged in 2008 as an authentic action hero in TAKEN. After all, he’s been playing badasses since 1981’s “Excalibur” where he was Gawain, one of King Arthur’s Knights […]

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The Fifth Element

Columbia Pictures 1997 Directed and Written by Luc Besson Produced by Patrice Ledoux Is there any doubt that whenever a list of the coolest guys on the planet is compiled, Bruce Willis is somewhere on it?  Right from when he made his big splash on the TV series ‘Moonlighting’ and then hit box office gold […]

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