Pierre Morel

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  • From Paris With Love

    Movie Review | Rob | 3rd March 2010

    Let me point out the elephant in the room here. I don't care for the title. It's neither imaginative nor catchy, and it's been nicked from Bond. The first poster was rubbish too. A gun with the Eiffel Tower as the barrel? It's crap, and probably made many people write the film off before they even caught a glimpse of Travolta's renegade CIA, Yul Brynner-resembling douche.

  • Taken

    Movie Review | Kirsty | 31st January 2009

    Ah, the French. They know how to do so many things well - runny cheese, red wine, yacht-based film festivals and so on. Now they can add kidnap capers to that list. Taken, co-written by Luc Besson and directed by District B13's Pierre Morel, is a fast, taut and remarkably enjoyable thriller which is refreshingly free of twisty r...

  • District 13

    Movie Review | Ali | 13th July 2006

    Luc Besson has been a busy boy recently - although he's barely been sat in the director's chair for the last decade, he's proven to be a profilic writer and producer, with over 30 credits to his name over the last two years. Completed in 2004, clips of District 13 began appearing on the internet a while back and generated a fai...