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PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 7:48 pm 
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Charlize Theron in Atomic Blonde, directed by one of the John Wick guys


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 28, 2017 11:51 pm 
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I’m not going to waste too many words on this heap of garbage - everything that Leitch should’ve learned from his [uncredited, makes much more sense now than some DGA dispute] second banana work on the first John Wick was either ignored or not absorbed at all. Instead, this film tries to respect an absolutely terrible screenplay by the established bonehead behind such literary masterpieces as 300 and Act of Valor, filled with “twists” and “turns” and the sort of dense espionage plot that can only be told by someone too inept to understand Occam’s razor. More is not, by default, more smart. An unapologetic lesbian love scene or two and only messing around with nudity when the lead character is battered and bruised is not progressive. Fake ice cubes do not look like real ice cubes. There are so many lessons here, and I promised I wouldn’t waste too many words on this thing.

There is one centerpiece action scene and multiple haircuts that are absolutely fantastic in this film. That juice is absolutely not worth the squeeze of going to see it. As I wanted to say to the hooting and hollering Tex Avery wolf behind me when Charlize Theron was affixing a microphone wire to her tasteful boyshorts and stockings, getting ready to head out to another half dozen obvious and terrible remixed 80s music cues - you know there’s porn online now, right?


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 29, 2017 12:01 am 
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And yet somehow talk of a barely-dressed Charlize Theron scored by 80s music fails to dissuade me from being there opening day


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 29, 2017 12:02 am 
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Enjoy 99 Luftballoons and 99 Luftballoons (Sad Remix)


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