Here's the First Buzz on Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevingne star in Luc Besson’s Valerian. Image: STX
Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevingne star in Luc Besson’s Valerian. Image: STX

One of the summer movie season’s biggest question marks is, undoubtedly, Luc Besson’s Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. The trailers look amazing, teasing a return to Fifth Element form for the director. But did he succeed?

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Valerian won’t be in theaters until next month, but it has already started screening for critics. Full reviews won’t be out for a few weeks but here are ton of reactions, all of which are at least partially positive.

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Everyone seems to agree the movie is gorgeous to look at, but some seem mixed on the character and story elements. It sounds like a movie you’re going to have to see for yourself, if you are interested.

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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets opens July 21.

Entertainment Reporter for io9/Gizmodo

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simulacrum001
C. Montgomery Burner

Everyone seems to agree the movie is gorgeous to look at, but some seem mixed on the character and story elements.

So every single Luc Besson film ever.