Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Luc Besson's latest space opera, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, puts us in the 28th century, with special operatives Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline work together to maintain order throughout the human territories. Under assignment from the minister of defense, the duo embarks on a mission to Alpha, an ever-expanding metropolis where diverse species gather to share knowledge and culture. When a dark force threatens the peaceful city, Valerian and Laureline must race against time to identify the menace that also jeopardizes the future of the universe.

Luc Besson's latest sci-fi film is a visual feast for the eyes, but does it deliver when it comes to story and well thought out plot points? Does this French comic book adaptation live up to the hype? Check out our review and see if they hype was justified.

Cast:

Dane DeHaan
Cara Delevingne
Clive Owen
Rihanna
Ethan Hawke
Herbie Hancock

Budget: $209.2 Million