Besson Adapts Comic Book Series Novel into Hallucinogenic Sci-fi Spectacular

In 1997, Luc Besson released The Fifth Element, a visually-captivating sci-fi adventure which netted four Cesars, including Best Film and Best Director. A couple of decades later, Luc is back with Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, an even more innovative, outer space odyssey, if that’s possible. The groundbreaking extravaganza is based on “Valerian and Laureline,” a comic book series written by Pierre Christin and illustrated by Jean-Claude Mezieres.

World War II Epic Recreates Flotilla’s Heroic Rescue of Stranded Allies

When Hitler ordered an all-out assault on the Western Front in the spring of 1940, the vaunted Maginot Line proved to be no match for the pulverizing German blitzkrieg. The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and France all fell in a matter of weeks, and the rapid collapse proved particularly problematic for the Allied forces.

Top Ten DVD List for July 18, 2017

Kong: Skull Island [Riveting Reboot of Classic Franchise] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B0714C2W9C/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Vince Giordano: There\’s a Future in the Past [Swing Jazz Documentary] http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B071RLM3YK/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 With Great Power [The Stan Lee Story]

Ms. Hall’s Curtain Call!

Regina Hall launched her career in the late Nineties while still earning a master’s degree from New York University. The accomplished actress will soon appear in Naked, a remake of the 2000 Swedish film Naken. The romantic comedy co-starring Marlon Wayans is set to be released on August 11th.

BFFs Party in New Orleans in Raunchy Reunion Romp

Ryan (Regina Hall), Sasha (Queen Latifah), Dina (Tiffany Haddish) and Lisa (Jada Pinkett Smith) have been friends since their college days in the Nineties. Back then, the tight-knit Flossy Posse partied as hard as they hit the books. After graduating, they curtailed the carousing considerably for the sake of their professional careers.

For movies opening July 14, 2017

The Big Sick (R for profanity and sexual references) Romantic comedy recounting the real-life courting of fan (Zoe Kazan) by a Pakistani stand-up comedian (Kumail Nanjiani as himself). Supporting cast includes Ray Romano, Holly Hunter and SNL\’s Aidy Bryant.

Trilogy Finale Pits Primates vs. Humans in Epic Showdown

War for the Planet of the Apes is the 9th episode in the legendary film franchise that began almost a half-century ago with Planet of the Apes. The groundbreaking sci-fi adventure was based on the novel of the same name by Pierre Boulle, who also wrote \

Top Ten DVD List for July 11, 2017

The Fate of the Furious [8th Installment of High-Octane Franchise] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B06Y3KS6S9/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Songwriter [Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B071VSD8Z6/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Underground: Season Two [Underground Railroad Epic] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN//B072L69KC7/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Diana: Queen of Hearts [Lady Diana Retrospective] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B071ZC6PY/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Lost City of Z [Adaptation of Fact-Based Best Seller]

8th Installment of Car Crash Franchise Arrives on Home Video

There are a number of action films whose opening scenes alone are well worth the price of admission. Taken (2008), District B-13 (2004) Super 8 (2011) and Dawn of the Dead (2004) are four which automatically come to mind. Feel free to add The Fate of the Furious to the list of flicks that grab you by the throat right off the bat.

Is Coin Collecting a Lost Art?

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