Tag Archives: Luc Besson

Cinema Review – The Transporter Refueled

On the French Riviera, Frank Martin (Ed Skrein) is drawn into a dangerous world when his job as a ‘transporter’ puts him in contact with Maria (Tatiana Pajkovic) and her friends, who are intent on ripping off a notorious crime boss, to they can escape from their lives of servitude to him. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Lucy

When Lucy (Scarlett Johansson) is drafted into a drug deal by her boyfriend, she is forced to carry drugs in her stomach, intended for global destinations. The drug – CHP4 – has the possibility to enhance the human mind, and when one of the bags in Lucy’s stomach ruptures, she becomes almost impossibly powerful and embarks on a quest for knowledge and revenge. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Brick Mansions

In 2018, the most dangerous and uncontrollable neighbourhoods of Detroit have been walled off from the rest of the city. Police officer Damien (Paul Walker) is sent into this contained part of the city – along with criminal/vigilante Lino (David Belle) to take down a volatile drug lord who has plans to destroy the entire city. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Family

The Manzoni family is moved, under the witness relocation programme, from Brooklyn to Normandy after the patriarch Gio (Robert DeNiro) snitches on his friends. Fitting in soon becomes problematic, however, as old family habits seem to die hard. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Taken 2

Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) is back in action, but this time, instead of trying to save his daughter from a ruthless gang, it is him that is in danger. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Lockout

The year is 2079, and government agent Snow (Guy Pearce) has been convicted of a crime he did not commit. He can win his freedom, however, if he rescues the President’s daughter from a maximum-security prison where she has been taken captive. The problem is that the prison is in space and there is a full-scale prisoner mutiny under way. Continue reading

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