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Film, DVD, and TV Discuss the latest movies at the theatre and on DVD, as well as what is on TV. ACG film reviews will also be found here.

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Letís not start this okay?
You're right. This is a movie thread.
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it's like foul-mouth comedians/sex jokes/
like 2 and a half men--not creative, etc
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All Scarlett Johansen is doing here is a rehash of Black Widow.
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All Scarlett Johansen is doing here is a rehash of Black Widow.

Except that itís not Scarlett Johansen itís CharlizeTheron.
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As with "Salt I", I have absolutely zero interest in Atomic Blonde.

Stop pushing 110lb women as the ultimate killing machines on me.
I totally agree. A film intended to rescue Theron's career.

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Finally saw this movie last night:

Cool and full of action, in particular I loved the fight scenes and the fact it has a
female action hero.
Plot is a bit overcomplicated with double agents and triple agents (or perhaps I had problems following it); set in Berlin at the time of the fall of the Berlin Wall, 1989, a period I remember well but I had no problems with the rendering of the period.
Zeitgeist was helped by the fact that its soundtrack was British pop music from the eighties, so a feast of recognition for me: Bowie, Nena, the Clash.

On the fight scenes: our hero spy Charlize Theron fights like a girl, using technique, agility and improvied weaponry against male opponents (trained KGB agents), twice her size and manages to take them out.

I was entertained
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Newest Hollywoody fad - killer women. It allows them to re-invent worn out female leads as action stars while satisfying the hormonal requirements of teenaged males.

Pretty soon, Westerns will be back bigger than ever.
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..so this has a lesbian scene? can't be that good then
Let's just not start this , okay ?
If you start promoting Last Tango in Paris I'll have to beat you with a rolled up newspaper.

A newspaper rolled up around a lead pipe.

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