Valerian is a complicated sci-fi cat. Like Besson's The Fifth Element, it relies heavily on style and quirk, but lacks complexity or depth in its two youthful characters.
King Kong makes an epic return in this Apocalypse Now style rehash of the ancient movie monster. It's big, bold, and teeming with life and action adventure fun. For what it lacks in dialogue, it makes up for with goofy monster movie realness.