ReelViews for 'SCIENCE FICTION' movies
Like all B-movies, this one provides moments of visceral satisfaction while ignoring nuance and (at times) logic.
On a purely visual level, "Valerian" is a top contender, but as a complete motion picture experience, it falls considerably short.
This is a vital, original, and emotionally potent chapter to one of the longest-running movie series out there.
The disappointment of what this movie could have been dogs it as it navigates safe, predictable roads to a preordained conclusion.