Apparently, thanks to franchises like The Raid and John Wick, we’re going to get competently made action movies now.
If the first two trailers for Atomic Blonde are any indication, this is going to have some solid fight scenes, where the camera holds enough to let choreography, physicality and acting tell the story and be thrilling. These look like long take fight scenes that skew away from the over-edited bullshit that passes as action these days.
Great filmmaking can come in any genre, and I’m going to watch the fuck out of this movie.
Also, how about that cast! Wee-ow!
I feel like even if the fast majority of this film falls short, the camera work and the choreography should be enough to make it well worth a watch.
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