From Paris With Love: DVD Review
From Paris With Love
by Sony Home Pictures
From a story by Luc Besson and from the director who made Liam Neeson
an action man in Taken comes From Paris With Love.
Jonathan Rhys Meyers stars as James Reece, a young employee of the US
ambassador in France. With his 1920s style spiv like moustache and slightly
uptight attitude, Reece is a model employee, deeply in love with his girlfriend
Caroline and when his country calls him, he's a bit of a rookie spy.
He yearns to play a bigger role in the espionage
He's given that chance - enter John
Travolta's dome headed slightly unhinged Charlie Wax who's an operative with the
CIA and in France to try and stop a terrorist attack.
But given these two are polar ends of the spectrum when it comes to
attitudes and Reece finds himself in a world he never imagined he'd be part of.
What do you say about From Paris With Love? With
its tagline, Two agents, One City, no Merci, explosions, gunfights and beatings
set to heavy metal, let's be clear this isn't rocket science - or a film you
particularly need to concentrate on the plot of (although you do have to keep
However, it is more entertaining than you'd
And it's worth it for just one moment -
to see John Travolta finally get that burger he talked about in Pulp Fiction all
those years ago....
Making of, deleted and extended scenes and a music video