Sasha Luss in a scene from Anna (category: IIB), directed by Luc Besson.

Anna film review: Luc Besson revisits Nikita formula in sexy action thriller

  • The once-great pioneer of France’s ‘Cinéma du look’ can still do eye-catching action with a dash of European glamour, this time starring model Sasha Luss
  • Despite a flamboyant performance from Helen Mirren, it’s still a by-the-numbers production. Besson seems only to care about sexy women killing bad guys
Topic |   European films

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Sasha Luss in a scene from Anna (category: IIB), directed by Luc Besson.
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Yoona (front) and Cho Jung-seok in a still from Exit (category IIA, Korean), directed by Lee Sang-geun.

Exit film review: Cho Jung-seok, Yoona in skyscraper-set action comedy

  • This tale about a gas attack in Seoul defies logic, and the action takes a back seat to the comedy
  • Director Lee Sang-geun tries for a laugh at every turn, which destroys any sense of danger
Topic |   Asian cinema: Korean films

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Yoona (front) and Cho Jung-seok in a still from Exit (category IIA, Korean), directed by Lee Sang-geun.
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