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Velerian and the City of a Thousand Planets trailer

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Looks like Luc Besson has made another SF film, based on a comic which I know nothing about. Standard Besson tropes, visually stunning and stylish but some bits look a bit silly. Though that doesn't stop me liking 5th Element for the sheer silliness of it...

https://youtu.be/IErqOmxR8x8
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looks like it might be a nice bit of escapism... and Fifth Element is one of my Favourites too...
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It does indeed look like it might be fun … and it's encouraging to see something that isn't part of some stale lumbering franchise. Granted, if it's a success, it might become part one of an eventual SLF, but at least for now it's fresh!
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Nice to see a fresh sci fi. Looks very colorful too. Thanks for pointing out. :D
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Standard Besson tropes, visually stunning and stylish but some bits look a bit silly. Though that doesn't stop me liking 5th Element for the sheer silliness of it...
Yes but I would replace the sheer silliness with the sheer fun :)
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Looks great, and that thing with the teeth reminds me of my neighbour's dog.
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ffutures wrote: Wed Mar 29, 2017 10:42 pm Looks like Luc Besson has made another SF film, based on a comic which I know nothing about. Standard Besson tropes, visually stunning and stylish but some bits look a bit silly. Though that doesn't stop me liking 5th Element for the sheer silliness of it...

https://youtu.be/IErqOmxR8x8
This comic is excellent. Traditional french comic.
Simple and fun at the beginning, it has matured with more tomes coming in something quite complex and fun.
The author has worked on the 5th element too, and its world "type" is totally recognizable in that movie. In fact, it was the reason I went to this movie, and enjoyed it. (Because, another anti-hero saving the world and getting the chick is not a reason to spend 2 hours.)
The author: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean-Clau ... i%C3%A8res
The comic: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Val%C3%A9 ... _Laureline
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Look interesting.. thanks for the heads-up, ffutures!
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Speak for yourself.. I'll cheerfully spend 2 hours watching anything with Milla Jovovich in it. :mrgreen:
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^^^^ this... Leeloo Dallas Multipass.... mmmmm
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Diziet Sma wrote: Mon Apr 03, 2017 9:20 am Diziet Sma wrote:
...I'll cheerfully spend 2 hours watching anything with Milla Jovovich in it. :mrgreen:
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: ...and that makes two of us!
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Getafix wrote: Mon Apr 03, 2017 10:33 am
Diziet Sma wrote: Mon Apr 03, 2017 9:20 am Diziet Sma wrote:
...I'll cheerfully spend 2 hours watching anything with Milla Jovovich in it. :mrgreen:
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: ...and that makes two of us!
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Day wrote: Fri Mar 31, 2017 9:02 am
ffutures wrote: Wed Mar 29, 2017 10:42 pm Looks like Luc Besson has made another SF film, based on a comic which I know nothing about. Standard Besson tropes, visually stunning and stylish but some bits look a bit silly. Though that doesn't stop me liking 5th Element for the sheer silliness of it...

https://youtu.be/IErqOmxR8x8
This comic is excellent. Traditional french comic.
Simple and fun at the beginning, it has matured with more tomes coming in something quite complex and fun.
The author has worked on the 5th element too, and its world "type" is totally recognizable in that movie. In fact, it was the reason I went to this movie, and enjoyed it. (Because, another anti-hero saving the world and getting the chick is not a reason to spend 2 hours.)
The author: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean-Clau ... i%C3%A8res
The comic: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Val%C3%A9 ... _Laureline
I'm surprised that so few know this comic. It is quite brilliant imho, and there is rumors that Star Wars was heavily influenced by it:
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aah french comics

anyone know vagabond des limbes ? :D

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cbr wrote:aah french comics
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sigh barbarella :oops:

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