Luc Besson

The symbolic power of Mathilda’s choker in Léon

By Sarah Gosling

Natalie Portman’s preteen protagonist is transformed when wearing this striking accessory.

Valerian and The City of a Thousand Planets

By Adam Woodward

Luc Besson’s expensive bubble gum space romp is 2017’s most spectacular misfire.

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How The Fifth Element set the tone for modern blockbusters

By Patrick Sproull

Twenty years on, Luc Besson’s neon-hued space opera has lost none of its off-kilter charm.

Lucy

By David Ehrlich

Who remembers the last good Luc Besson movie? Time to reset that particular clock, as he’s returned with a stormer.

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