Saturday June 6, 2020

Film: Checkpoint Charlize repels all comers

Following her blistering performance in Mad Max: Fury Road, Theron has emerged as a thrilling action hero

13th August, 2017
Charlize Theron as MI6 spy Lorraine Broughton in Atomic Bonde

Atomic Blonde: Directed by David Leitch, Nationwide, 16, Rating: ***

A Ghost Story: Directed by David Lowery, Selected, 12A, Rating: ****

In the middle of David Leitch’s action thriller Atomic Blonde, set in Cold War Berlin just before the fall of the Wall, MI6 spy Lorraine Broughton (Charlize Theron) is given the task of protecting an East German defector (Eddie Marsan). He’s been wounded, so she drags him into the lobby of a building...

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