Review: “Valerian” is a visual feast, but character famine

“Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” (2017) Rated: PG-13 for sci-fi violence and action, suggestive material and brief language Runtime: 2hours, 17 min Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi My spoiler-free review: “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” is full of incredible visuals and fantastical sci-fiction elements on a trip through a universe we’ve never seen before, but this visual adventure ultimately fails because of thin characters and a predictable ending that keeps it from being a great movie.  I give it a 7.0 out of 10. Warning for Parents: The PG-13 rating makes sense for violence and action…