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VALERIAN

Do you plan on watching this?



Seems to be some serious eye candy here...
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Watching, yep. Replaying on a 4k UHD tv a few dozen times? Probably.
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Luc Besson.
Can't stand the guy , so no way for me.
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Do you plan on watching this?



Seems to be some serious eye candy here...
I plan on watching it, but hope that it isn't all special effects and eye candy.
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It's interesting to note that McCartney AND Starr had to sign off before they could use that one song. Seems they both like it. And the fanbois will be telling us over and over again that the comic book inspired Star Wars.
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Can the Most Expensive Indie Movie Ever Break Even?

https://www.wsj.com/articles/can-the...ven-1500202800
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I'll do my part.
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I'll do my part.
I likely will also. This is the sort of movie worth the cost of the big screen experience versus waiting to do the DVD or NetFlix.
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I am waiting for it to hit the Kingwood theaters. Maybe next Friday... I have something like five of the comics.

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Unfortunately, Valerian has already borrowed a Jabba the Hutt character, making me wonder what else they have borrowed.
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I likely will also. This is the sort of movie worth the cost of the big screen experience versus waiting to do the DVD or NetFlix.
Imaxing it.
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I plan on going to see it. Just hope there is a story to go along with the eye-candy.
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Eye-candy will do. 6 PM showing today.
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Luc Besson's movies usually have some totally implausible storyline and a razor thin plot, but they are visual gems and great, if often silly, action movies.

That combination works for a Saturday afternoon matinee movie perfectly.

As for him "borrowing" stuff from other movies, etc... Why reinvent the wheel? If it works use it.

He borrowed the whole cab scene in The Fifth Element from the movie Heavy Metal and ran with it... so, I have no problem if he borrowed elsewhere too this time around.

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