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La Nouvelle Nikita? Non.

As a writer-director, Luc Besson can take credit for two of the greatest “girl-assassin-in-training” flicks ever made (namely Nikita and Léon)… but as a co-writer-producer, he also has to take the blame for sub-par, flashy-but-dumb dreck like Colombiana (2011). The … Continue reading

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“Death Is Whimsical Today”

[Contains silent and deadly SPOILERS!!!] This year, in place of a chocolate egg, the Easter Bunny left me the “Director’s Cut” of Léon (aka The Professional) (1994). For those who don’t know (shame on you!), this darkly comic thriller stars … Continue reading

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