I have seen it said of Atomic Blonde that it is hollow piece wrapped in an attractive shell. I would respond by saying that "attractive" hardly does the shell justice, it's absolutely fucking gorgeous. Otherwise though that sounds about right.
No, in all seriousness, the plot itself is more than fine. Even the absolute worst aspects from any individual part of Atomic Blonde, no matter how much you pick them apart, more than pass the litmus test for minimum acceptable standard. It truly is a case of style over substance, and that is something that I can understand the complaint for. But i... read the rest.
This is a good solid cold war spy story with plenty of action. I have to say that I liked this movie a lot.
I expected a fairly shallow over the top action flick with a sexy but not very bright kick-ass chick as the main protagonist. To my surprise I got something quite a bit more than that. Sure the movie is quite “Hollywoodish”, it is supposed to be a action movie after all, but it is surprisingly well done and Charlize Theron is great as the sexy, not at all stupid and very much kick-ass chick.
As a bit of a twist the story is told in the form of a debriefing at the MI6 headquarter. Th... read the rest.
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