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Atomic Blonde

For all those interested in the last years of the Cold war Atomic Blonde may be for you...although the film depicts East Germans as lifeless robots I find that scenery and atmosphere of the movie felt like we were in the 1980s. Some of the action scenes may have been over the top but I will say the African actress Theron is cool and sexy in Atomic Blonde..

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We've been calling this one "SALT II".
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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.
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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.
River Tam broke the 100 lbs barrier, I think.
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River Tam broke the 100 lbs barrier, I think.

A 90 lbs. Girl is how Wash described her.
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No interest whatsoever. Hugely hypocritical of those anti-2nd AD movie stars who then go on to depict characters in violent films while brandishing firearms. Besides, we all know that the only draw to this film is a Theron's lesbian scene (no doubt to increase her political street cred).
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And some people paid money to watch this...
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No interest whatsoever. Hugely hypocritical of those anti-2nd AD movie stars who then go on to depict characters in violent films while brandishing firearms. Besides, we all know that the only draw to this film is a Theron's lesbian scene (no doubt to increase her political street cred).
great point on 2 AD
Hollywood pushes guns to no end....it's the ''main'' theme/ending of a lot of movies
..a lot of the movie posters have the heroes with guns ready for action..
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great point on 2 AD
Hollywood pushes guns to no end....it's the ''main'' theme/ending of a lot of movies
..a lot of the movie posters have the heroes with guns ready for action..
You approve of the message those movies send?
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You approve of the message those movies send?
negative -as I state that they are hypocritical
..in these movies, the hero is absolutely ''justified'' in shooting the evil bad guys..but this is just the movies
...do I want criminals shot dead? by all means..blast away
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negative -as I state that they are hypocritical
..in these movies, the hero is absolutely ''justified'' in shooting the evil bad guys..but this is just the movies
...do I want criminals shot dead? by all means..blast away
All criminals? Jaywalkers? Shoplifters? Dope smokers? Shoot'em all and let God sort them out, eh?

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All criminals? Jaywalkers? Shoplifters? Dope smokers? Shoot'em all and let God sort them out, eh?

Ah, the Christian Right.
just the shoplifters
..so this has a lesbian scene? can't be that good then
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Ah, the Christian Right.

Letís not start this okay?
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Let's just not start this , okay ?
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