On the plus side, you have a woman over 40 (Charlize Theron) anchoring an action flick, a confident LGBT protagonist, and a summer blockbuster that isn't another sequel or reboot (Atomic Blonde is adapted from the 2012 graphic novel The Coldest City). So that's all progressive and good. Yet aside from a few spectacular fight scenes – no surprise, given… read more!
Movies Directed by David Leitch (in alphabetical order)
I honestly try to catch big budget movies that are not just sequels or entries in massive franchises (e.g., Marvel, Star Wars). I feel it's important to support "original" blockbusters in an era when such are few and far between. But it's frustrating that so many of them are so darn stupid. Case in point: Bullet Train. Based on a… read more!
It's funny: I remember enjoying the first Deadpool, but I can only really remember its "essence", if you catch my drift. I recall the raunchy humor, the over-the-top fight scenes, the meta commentary, and Ryan Reynolds being his snarky self. But I completely forgot its story. As a result, I went into Deadpool 2 not particularly excited. Yet I walked… read more!