Review – Atomic Blonde

Based upon the graphic novel The Coldest City by Antony Johnston and Sam Hart, Atomic Blonde undergoes a change of title (for the better) and delivers on every level I was praying that it would.  Set during the Cold War, the film follows MI6 agent Lorraine Broughton (Charlize Theron) as she endeavors to recover a... Continue Reading →

Review – Split

Once upon a time, M. Night Shyamalan was my favorite director.  The Sixth Sense was a work of genius and an instant classic.  Shyamalan's follow-up to that one wasn't quite at the same level, but Unbreakable was quality filmmaking.  Signs was tremendous.  Then, things slacked off.  I liked The Village more than most others did.  And I... Continue Reading →

33.  X-Men: Apocalypse

Being the comic book aficionado that I am, I generally try (and succeed) to remain positive going into each new adaptation that hits theaters.  With X-Men: Apocalypse, though, I went it with some trepidation. While they have performed better with Marvel adaptations - at least critically, if not financially - than Sony, Fox's efforts have... Continue Reading →

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