Full Movie Reviews
Yojimbo - wrote on 04/13/2019
An MI6 operative is dispatched to Berlin to recover a list of their agents that has been obtained by a rogue KGB hit man hoping to sell it to the highest bidder.
This 007-lite plot is one of the many anachronisms that plague this spy-orientated action movie that is based upon a graphic novel. The upshot of this is watching an admittedly appealing Charlize Theron modelling an incessant series of 1980s inspired outfits while brutally dispatching stereotypical bad guys to retro pop music. And that's it. There is little attempt at depth or sophistication and the plotting is so episodic and shallow it doesn't even match the standard set by the average comic strip-inspired movie. It's very similar in feel and quality to one of James McAvoy's previous projects Wanted as it lacks the knowing …
ikkegoemikke - wrote on 11/08/2017
"You know those movies where the picture just starts to slow down… and melt? Then catch fire? Well… that's Berlin."
What was the overall feeling after watching "Atomic Blonde"? For me it was a mixture of confusion and excitement at the same time. Confusion because of the complex story with a multitude of twists and spy related mumbo jumbo. To be honest, I always have that with this kind of movies. So you can assume that I'm not a big fan of espionage movies. Not even James Bond movies. Even though these story lines are rather straightforward and simplistic in my eyes. "Atomic Blonde" on the other hand is in a different league. At a certain point I didn't know anymore what was going on and what role the main characters played. I even forgot the main goal. The only things I still …