Posts Tagged ‘Luc Besson’

The Fifth Element

“Leeloo Dallas mool-ti-pass.” There’s something about the wacky sci-fi fantasy eye-gasm The Fifth Element that is very divisive. On one side, it’s a bizarre, nonsensical, mess that hardly has a story worth talking about. On the other, it’s groundbreaking in its visual effects, inventive in its production and costume design, and a romping, mind-numbing good…

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Léon: The Professional

“You need some time to grow up a little.”“I finished growing up, Leon. I just get older.”“For me, it’s the opposite. I’m old enough. I need time to grow up.” It’s the perfect description of the awkward yet touching relationship between a simple 40-something assassin and a wise-beyond-her-years pre-teen girl, and it’s at the heart…

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“Let your pleasure be your guide, your pleasure as a woman.  And don’t forget, there are two things that have no limit:  feminity and the means of taking advantage of it.” We’re starting off our Luc Besson series with a film that fascinates us, even if it sometimes devolves into a cartoonish atmosphere. This week, we chat…

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