On this IMDbrief, we break down the worst gifts ever given in our favorite holiday movies. Watch now. The world's top bodyguard gets a new client, a hitman who must testify at the International Criminal Court. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time. In the near future, Major Mira Killian is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.
Cliche spy movie ‘Atomic Blonde’ substitutes attitude for style
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Spy movies have never gone out of style, but female-led spy films have re-emerged in the past decade. Maybe we can rearrange the list with all the exciting films coming soon! During her own mission, she crosses paths with Bond multiple times. Jinx was the second black Bond Girl after Grace Jones , but she was the first to play a heroine. A gifted ballerina, Dominika Egorova Jennifer Lawrence is lured into the secret service after a foot injury and personal tragedy.
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Maybe this irony is intentional, as a statement on how espionage activities miss the forest for the trees. A lot of it is due to the sheer dedication of Charlize Theron, now fully in the Liam Neeson phase of her career. Her contact in Berlin is a burn-out case named David Percival James McAvoy , a cliche of the spy genre if ever there was one. The fight scenes really are good, and whatever digital editing was done to extend them or substitute a stunt double for Theron is impossible to detect.
All of which is pretty interesting, but perhaps the core tension in the movie is between its wild comic book moments the film is based on "The Coldest City" graphic novels and repeated, sobering acknowledgment of their real-world consequences. Developed over five years by star Charlize Theron's production company, "Atomic Blonde's" brutal kineticism comes as no surprise, though. It's the first solo feature directing effort of year-plus stunt veteran David Leitch, who co-helmed the first "John Wick" movie and is calling the shots on "Deadpool 2. I added the spice of why not focus on the city of Berlin at that time, which was full of color and life and music and punk rock. But the story is still that; the characters are still complex, but the world is fun and exciting and commercial.