Thursday, August 10, 2017

Film: Atomic Blonde

Charlize Theron is a female Jason Bourne in this OK spy thriller. It suffers from a bit of a slow start but cranks it up in the second half to Matt Damon levels. The staircase fight must have taken its toll on the pretty obvious stunt double. Like Baby Driver this has a great soundtrack with Peter Schilling's "Major Tom" being my fave but there's New Order, Depeche Mode and Nena in there too; you can't have a film set in Germany and not have 99 Red Balloons on the soundtrack. It's OK
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Film #102: Climax

Gaspar Noe's latest film is an absolute ride with a great soundtrack and really bizarre camerawork. A party goes downhill when some...