REVIEW DOUBLE BILL: Atomic Blonde & Shin Godzilla

Atomic Blonde

2.5 Stars (2.5 / 5)
James Blonde. Joan Wick. Taken with a pinch of Salt.1

It may sound derivative, but it’s a formula that can reap bountiful rewards. You take a frosty cool female lead, drop them into a previously male-dominated genre, and unleash their ass-kicking potential.…

PODCAST: Atomic Blonde & Shin Godzilla [Electric Shadows]

In Episode 29 of The Electric Shadows Podcast, myself & Rob Daniel explain why Atomic Blonde ultimately fails to detonate and why you should check out the monstrously fun Shin Godzilla.

I also outline again to Rob D. why he really doesn’t need to bother seeing Valerian and we both discuss why a gay love scene in the next James Bond might justify Daniel Craig staying in the role.…

Mad Max: Fury Road is THE road movie

4.5 Stars (4.5 / 5)

Though he’s now best known for his racist/anti-semitic/domestic abuse tendencies, sadly, Mel Gibson was once, lest we forget, a major international superstar.

An Oscar-winning actor-director with at least three iconic roles (including Scottish legend William Wallace in Braveheart and Lethal Weapons’ memorably unstable Martin Riggs) and more than a billion at the box office.