‘Valerian’ Is Luc Besson’s Big-Budget Space Soap Opera

In a Galaxy Far, Far Away …With ‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,’ director Luc Besson has made a big-budget space soap opera. It’s somewhat of a dull ride made enjoyable by the auteur’s inimitable style.(STX Entertainment/Ringer illustration)In a sci-fi/fantasy market saturated with well-trodden IP, do original or starkly…
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