"Atomic Blonde"

Discussion in 'Movie Lounge' started by Denton, Jul 30, 2017.

  1. Denton

    Denton Well-Known Member Donor War Zone Member Top Poster

    More brain splatter than I've seen before and an 80's soundtrack. Charlize gets nekked. Kewl action sequences. More lesbos than "Wonder Woman".

    I liked it.
     
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  2. Eric

    Eric Active Member

    I thought it was OK. Good enough story, lots of *ahem* "action".

    I just thought they tried too hard to be something more than a popcorn flick, which probably isn't a goal that can be realized with this type of flick. Better editing, better cuts between scenes, a few other things, and this one would be high on my list of popcorn flicks.
     
  3. Carl V

    Carl V Well-Known Member Donor War Zone Member Top Poster

    uh yeah Pop Corn...


    David & Diane might find it entertaining
    or enticing.
     
  4. DYohn

    DYohn Well-Known Member Donor

    No interest.
     
  5. Phil A

    Phil A Well-Known Member Top Poster

    I have only seen the commericals on TV. Looked (in those) like it might have borrowed some stuff from 'Salt' (Salt (2010) - IMDb).
     
  6. Mikael Soderholm

    Mikael Soderholm Active Member Donor

    Seriously, Charlize, choreographed fights, half naked nice looking women, what's not to like?
    OK, stupid script, but I'll still give it a shot, it's Charlize ;)
     
  7. Denton

    Denton Well-Known Member Donor War Zone Member Top Poster

    Theron bought the rights to this "graphic novel" shortly after it was released. She is listed as a producer on the movie. The story deals with Russkies vs the west just before the Berlin Wall was torn down. Not brilliant but probably not stupid... in a relative sense.

    BTW, Charlize is about 42 and looks good to me. :D
     
  8. Phil A

    Phil A Well-Known Member Top Poster

    42 is jail bait for me:(
     
  9. Carl V

    Carl V Well-Known Member Donor War Zone Member Top Poster

    I only mentioned the Yohn connection based on past reference to her sensuality.
    the movie is weak, very. Pop corn fluff...no more no less than what others have done or do
     
  10. claud

    claud Well-Known Member Donor

    Me too, but I still like to look.
     
  11. Phil A

    Phil A Well-Known Member Top Poster

    Don't tell anyone - I look too:cool:
     
  12. DYohn

    DYohn Well-Known Member Donor

    Oh I wouldn't mind a look. But we are sick of comic book crap movies.
     
  13. nolan

    nolan Member

    It was okay. It's not anything we haven't seen already, but it's refreshing to see more mindless action movies starring female protagonists than male ones. Score was nice though
     
  14. CJ

    CJ Bronze Member Admin War Zone Member

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    I'll still probably check this out at home. Sometimes I just need to watch stuff blow up and people get punched.
     
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  15. Denton

    Denton Well-Known Member Donor War Zone Member Top Poster

    Put the kids to bed first. :)
     
  16. Ron-P

    Ron-P Well-Known Member

    Rented it last night and loved it. I'll be adding this to my collection along with the soundtrack. Which, is one of the best in the last decade of films.

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  17. DustinDavis

    DustinDavis Well-Known Member War Zone Member

    If this pitch was on the movie poster it would have made a bazillion dollars.
     
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  18. Denton

    Denton Well-Known Member Donor War Zone Member Top Poster

    Mebbe I've got another career in my future? Tell Charlize I'll pitch her next film for free.
     
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  19. CJ

    CJ Bronze Member Admin War Zone Member

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    This is on my short list. Need to get back in catch up mode. I don't see so many movies until well after everyone else.
     
  20. CJ

    CJ Bronze Member Admin War Zone Member

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    Watched this last night. Good but not great. The soundtrack, visuals and ending propped this up.

    Without the triple twist at the end the movie is really nothing special at all. No ground breaking visuals or fight scene filming techniques. Nothing terrible special about the plot including the twist but that did help make it a littler cooler. Don't get me wrong, I did LIKE the film, I just didn't LOVE it.
     

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