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We have not seen an Ocean’s followed by a digit movie in eleven years.  And that has been okay. I really enjoyed the first and third films of the series led by the husband of Amal Clooney and Angelina Jolie’s ex-husband. But I had not really given much thought over the years to another installment. Set shortly after the apparent death of Danny Ocean, his sister Debbie gets paroled. She promises the… Read More

Director of the Fifth Element, Luc Besson, returns to Science Fiction with Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets.  Based on the french comics Valerian and Laureline, this is a visual science fiction feast.  An early sequence indulges in a beautiful ocean planet that seems to be just ocean and beaches.  The alien species are tall slender humanoids of grace and beauty. But it is disrupted by falling ships, which incinerate… Read More