Tag Archives: Luc Besson

August 19

Bessons Women who Kick Ass – The very brilliant Lucy (Film Review)

There is a poignant moment in Lucy, when having a brain that has ‘evolved’ way beyond the minds of those around her, Lucy (Scarlett Johanson) turns to Pierre Del Rio (Amr Waked) the macho cop in the film, after he says to her “You don’t need me.” She kisses him in an agressive way and […]

July 29

Bessons Women Who Kick Ass – The Fifth Element (Film Review)

So, on the heels of films as interesting and promising as La Femme Nikita, The Big Blue, Leon the Professional and Subway, Luc Besson comes up with what can only be described as a vanity project spawned from the days when it is easier to believe one is a genius (the early teen years) and […]

July 27

Bessons women who kick ass – Leon The professional (Film Review)

It is typical of a ill-informed critic audience to miss the primary point of Luc Besson’s breakout bildungsroman that centres around a female protagonist coming of age story, but Leon: The Professional is so exceptionally well cast that fortunately the cast never miss Bessons point – either that or Besson has a talent for choosing an […]