Atomic Blonde – My Review

Posted: September 4, 2017 in Joe Giambrone

J. Giambrone

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I have a hate/love relationship with action movies. I find most of them little more than fascist propaganda, their heroes with the moral compass of a locust swarm. The ‘why’ is more important than anything else, and Atomic Blonde eventually falls apart in the ‘why’ department.

I like Charlize Theron a whole lot, and she is spectacular in the role. The centerpiece action sequence / killing spree is remarkable in its length, its brutality, and its creative use of the environment. She pulls off amazing fighting sequences, and that part of the production is top notch.

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My favorite Charlize trivia is from Mad Max: Fury Road, when Tom Hardy told how she broke his nose. Charlize hits hard.

I had to roll my eyes in disgust, however, several times. Minor quibbles like poor direction and song choice: Cat People? Again? It’s a bit overused at this point and tacked…

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