Taken 3

2014 20th Century Fox/EuropaCorp Distribution Directed by Olivier Megaton Produced by Luc Besson Written by Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen Cinematography by Eric Kress Edited by Audrey Simonaud/Nicholas Trembasiewicz Music by Nathaniel Mechaly TAKEN 3 is a perfect example of why I turn my hearing off when I hear whining about spoilers. If you’ve […]

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Lucy

2014 Universal Pictures Written and Directed by Luc Besson Produced by Virginie Silla Music by Eric Serra Cinematography by Thierry Arbogast  Edited by Julien Rey I know quite a few people who have said that they have no interest in seeing LUCY because it’s “scientifically inaccurate.” You see, the plot of the movie hinges upon the […]

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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 Music by Trevor Morris Cinematography by Christophe Collette Edited by Carlo Rizzo/Arthur Tarnowski I’m gonna save you a lot of time if you want to go back to web surfing, […]

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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” Music by Evgueni Galperine/Sacha Galperine Cinematography by Thierry Arbogast Edited by Julien Rey  If you’ve seen the trailer for THE FAMILY then perhaps like me, you […]

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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 Cinematography by Romain Lacourbas Edited by Camille Delamarre/Vincent Tabaillon Music by Nathaniel Mechaly 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 […]

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Taken

2008 EuropaCorp/Canal+ Directed by Pierre Morel Produced by Luc Besson Written by Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen Cinematography by Michel Abramowicz Edited by Frederic Thoraval Music by Nathaniel Mechaly 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 […]

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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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