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The Homesman

20th November 2014 -

 Movie Review

Strong characters and a vivid sense of life in frontier America give this film a kick of authentic energy that makes it a gripping journey. While it may be a little too serious for its...

'Lucy' Merges Bessons' Obsessions: Action, and Beautiful Women

22nd August 2014 -

 News

Luc Besson is clearly a cinematic force to reckon with, invading our cinemas this year as a producer (The Homesman) and writer (3 Days to Kill and Brick Mansions). And as a writer-director, his action...

'Lucy' Is Fantastic, But There Will Be No Sequel, Says Besson

22nd August 2014 -

 News

Director Luc Besson has generated modest acclaim for his action-thriller Lucy, though the Frenchman says it is unlikely there will be a sequel. Fans of the movie have been clamouring for news of a second...

Lucy

21st August 2014 -

 Movie Review

Luc Besson gleefully combines two of his favourite movie elements - fit women and wildly insane action - in this raucous guilty pleasure. It's almost as if he's trying to make his own version of...

Reviews: Scarlett Johansson Saves Luc Besson's Messy "Lucy"

19th August 2014 -

 News

Let’s talk about Lucy. Luc Besson’s latest sci-fi/action/horror/mess has so far been described as anything from unscientific to outlandish to downright laughable. So far critics have decried the plot, interspersed with gratuitous stock footage of...

A Week In Movies: Guardians Holds Two Premieres, Plus First Glimpses Of Fifty Shades, The Imitation Game And Mad Max: Fury Road

25th July 2014 -

 News

In the wake of especially strong buzz from critics who have seen the film, the cast of assembled for their world premiere in Los Angeles this week, including Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel,...

What The Critics Are Saying About Scarlett Johansson's 'Lucy'

24th July 2014 -

 News

Early reviews of Scarlett Johansson’s new movie Lucy are piling up ahead of its theatrical release, and it’s looking like the film is an entertaining, if mixed, bag.Scarlett Johansson plays the lead in forthcoming thriller...

Lucy - Luc Besson Featurette

23rd July 2014 -

 Video

The cast and crew of 'Lucy' - actors Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman and Amr Waked, and producer Virginie Besson-Silla - talk about their experiences working with director Luc Besson in a short featurette ahead of...

'3 Days to Kill' Combines Themes of Luc Besson's World

20th June 2014 -

 News

French writer-director-producer Luc Besson has created an entire industry by bringing American stars to Europe and turning them into action heroes in movies that oddly mix grisly violence with family values. His latest venture is...

3 Days to Kill

19th June 2014 -

 Movie Review

French filmmaker Luc Besson continues to combine family themes with intense violence (see Taken), but at least this film has a wry sense of humour about it. Director McG refuses to take the story seriously...

Lucy

3rd April 2014 -

 Video

Lucy was just a regular girl living in Taipei, Taiwan before she was brutally kidnapped by a gang while out partying. She wakes up after some hours in a strange room feeling groggy and is...

'Lucy': Scarlett Johansson Becomes Superpowered Genius In New Luc Besson Thriller [Trailer]

3rd April 2014 -

 News

The first trailer has been released for Lucy, the brand new thriller from French director Luc Besson and actress Scarlett Johansson. The Avengers star takes centre stage as the titular character in this gritty, futuristic,...

The 10 Worst Films of 2013

24th December 2013 -

 News

10. A Glimpse Inside The Mind Of Charles Swan III - Charlie Sheen exploits his bad-boy image in this fractured comedy in which he plays a paranoid idiot who thinks his ex is trying to...

The Family

21st November 2013 -

 Movie Review

Despite a promising trailer and a great cast, this French-American comedy-thriller is a complete misfire because Luc Besson seems unclear about how to create a black comedy. He merely mixes silliness and violence, but the...

'Prisoners' Steals Away The Top Spot At Slow Weekend Box Office

23rd September 2013 -

 News

Prisoners successful rode the wave of critical acclaim thrust it's way to emerge as the top performing movie at the box office this weekend. Taking in £21.4 million between Friday and Sunday, the film easily...

'The Family': Who Says Robert De Niro Doesn't Make Good Movies Anymore?

13th September 2013 -

 News

Thinking of heading to the theater this weekend to catch a new release? Well, as the major studios prepare their premium Oscar-bait for the November and December release dates, there isn't a whole lot to...

I Will Find You, And I Will Give You $20 Million: Liam Neeson Will Get Massive Pay Cheque For Taken 3

25th June 2013 -

 News

Many people must have left the cinema having seen the first Taken and thought; "that was great, I can't see any sequels coming out of it though." Well how wrong you were because not only...

Robert De Niro Stars In Mobster-Comedy 'The Family' [Trailer and Pictures]

10th June 2013 -

 News

John D'Leo, Michelle Pfeiffer and Dianna Agron in 'The Family'From director Luc Besson (Taken, Léon) comes a new gangster movieThe Family- only this time Besson has made a black comedy. The Family stars Hollywood heavyweights...

The Family

10th June 2013 -

 Video

Giovanni Manzoni is a gangster boss who has been placed under witness protection by Agent Stansfield after betraying the mafia. However, wherever they are relocated and whatever names they are given, they always manage to...

Taken 2

5th October 2012 -

 Movie Review

There wasn't really anywhere for the story to go after 2008's surprise hit Taken, and this movie quickly proves that. Not only does it have that same appalling moral vacuum at the centre (it doesn't...

Box Office No.1 Expected To Be ‘Taken’ By Action Sequel

5th October 2012 -

 News

Taken 2 is expected to shove aside all it's competitors at the Box Office when the kidnapping sequel hits cinemas over the weekend, with pre-release audience surveys suggesting that the action flick could take up...

Were The Critics Taken With Liam Neeson’s Taken 2?

4th October 2012 -

 News

Liam Neeson returns as CIA agent Brian Mills in Taken 2. He’s already confirmed to MTV that there won’t be a Taken 3, as he “couldn't envisage a storyline that would warrant a sequel” but...

The Lady

23rd January 2012 -

 Video

Aung San Suu Kyi, born in Burma, watched her father die when she was three years old. Her father had lead Burma into independence from the British empire in 1947, as well as founding the...

The Extraordinary Adventures Of Adele Blanc-Sec

7th April 2011 -

 Video

Maverick French film director, writer, and producer Luc Besson takes us on another wonderful journey through an imaginary world in his adaptation of 'The Extraordinary Adventures Of Adele Blanc-Sec' a much loved 1970's Franco-Belgian comic...

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