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Old 07-26-2017, 03:25 PM   #1
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John Wick spinoff: Ballerina

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Old 07-26-2017, 04:21 PM   #2
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If it's as violent as John Wick I'll give it a shot.
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Old 07-28-2017, 05:43 PM   #3
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Sounds interesting. They should be creating a cinematic universe with John Wick and Atomic Blonde though.
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Old 07-28-2017, 05:48 PM   #4
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Sounds interesting. They should be creating a cinematic universe with John Wick and Atomic Blonde though.
I want to watch Atomic Blonde first and make sure it doesn't suck before I go rallying behind it.
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Old 07-28-2017, 06:15 PM   #5
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Is John Wick the only memorable thing Keanu Reeves did since the Matrix ended in 2003? I know he was in some Costantine movie but I never saw it, and I thought Man of Tai-Chi felt like a made for TV movie.

Weird, I always thought Keanu Reeves was more popular but he's nowhere on the level of other late 90's or 2000's actors like Tom Cruise, Leonardo Dicaprio or Matt Damon.
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I want to watch Atomic Blonde first and make sure it doesn't suck before I go rallying behind it.
I haven't seen it yet myself. It's at 74% on Rotten Tomatoes at the moment if that's your thing. So not John Wick quality, but it sounds like a good time.
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Old 10-08-2019, 02:38 PM   #7
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Eh, to be directed by Len Wiseman?

http://www.darkhorizons.com/len-wise...wick-spin-off/

Also, I guess we've already seen the character (briefly) in JW3. Huh.
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I am totally down with this, although I still own resentment about Iron Man 3, so I hate supporting Shane Black material. I guess the writer is greatly influenced by Black.

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Sounds interesting. They should be creating a cinematic universe with John Wick and Atomic Blonde though.
OMG that is a great idea. But I think Atomic Blonde was sourced from a comic book, so it's unlikely that this could be done.
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OMG that is a great idea. But I think Atomic Blonde was sourced from a comic book, so it's unlikely that this could be done.
And it was set in the 1980s... so the character would be like 70 years old by the time of John Wick 1-3.

Didn't much care for Atomic Blonde, it ended up. It had its moments, though.
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And it was set in the 1980s... so the character would be like 70 years old by the time of John Wick 1-3.

Didn't much care for Atomic Blonde, it ended up. It had its moments, though.
Really? What didn't you like?
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Really? What didn't you like?
It's been a couple of years now but I think it was just pretty slow for me. And very predictable.
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It's been a couple of years now but I think it was just pretty slow for me. And very predictable.
I do remember it being hella slow.
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I do remember it being hella slow.
I liked it in the theaters, bought it as an early 4k eyecandy release. The musical cuing in it is pretty good, and the fights were brutal. To the film's credit, Theron is able to be believable as a super model fighter, whereas it is often totally ludicrous seeing a rail thin chick doing dance choreography in a fight scene and we are supposed to suspend disbelief. So Atomic Blonde was great in that regard.

But that aside? You guys are right, that movie really drags in moments, especially upon a second viewing.
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I liked it in the theaters, bought it as an early 4k eyecandy release. The musical cuing in it is pretty good, and the fights were brutal. To the film's credit, Theron is able to be believable as a super model fighter, whereas it is often totally ludicrous seeing a rail thin chick doing dance choreography in a fight scene and we are supposed to suspend disbelief. So Atomic Blonde was great in that regard.

But that aside? You guys are right, that movie really drags in moments, especially upon a second viewing.
Charlize is probably my favorite actress, so yeah, great movie. Slow, but not boring. Just a slow burn.
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I liked it in the theaters, bought it as an early 4k eyecandy release. The musical cuing in it is pretty good, and the fights were brutal. To the film's credit, Theron is able to be believable as a super model fighter, whereas it is often totally ludicrous seeing a rail thin chick doing dance choreography in a fight scene and we are supposed to suspend disbelief. So Atomic Blonde was great in that regard.

But that aside? You guys are right, that movie really drags in moments, especially upon a second viewing.
I think my main problem was that it was being billed loudly as "Female John Wick." It didn't deliver anywhere close to that promise, and what was there otherwise I didn't find all that clever.

What movie I did really like? "Anna." That was much closer to what I was expecting with "Atomic Blonde." I'd love to see her show up in the John Wick-verse.



There really was some twists in that I maybe should have but did not see coming.
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