The Mikes are going back to 1980's Germany during the fall of the Berlin Wall to do some spy stuff with https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000234?ref_=tt_cl_t_1 (Charlize Theron) in 2017's https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2406566/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0 (Atomic Blonde).
Directed by https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0500610/?ref_=tt_ov_dr (David Leitch) of https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2911666/?ref_=nm_knf_t_4_dr (John Wick) fame, this film also stars https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0564215?ref_=tt_cl_t_2 (James McAvoy) as a partner/foil for Theron's deadly agent, as East and West Berlin spies race to find a secret list of undercover agents and find the identity of a double agent working against them. The film also stars, https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1154749?ref_=tt_cl_t_8 (Sofia Boutella), https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000422?ref_=tt_cl_t_3 (John Goodman), https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0429363?ref_=tt_cl_t_5 (Toby Jones), and https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0803889?ref_=tt_cl_t_9 (Bill Skarsgård).
Mike Butler and Mike Field discuss what makes the action in this film great, but also some of the design, lighting, and directing choices that take away from the film and stop it from elevating to the ranks of more popular spy films the likes of Bourne or Bond. But the Mikes do agree that the stunt work, the music, the setting, and Charlize all kick ass; enough for us to want an https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8390502/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0 (Atomic Blonde 2).
So, grab your popcorn and soda, please notice the exits to the left and right of you and settle down for https://www.forgottencinemapodcast.com/ (Forgotten Cinema).
00:00 - Introduction
01:50 - Film Summary
02:27 - Film Facts
08:05 - Film Discussion
44:35 - Critics Reviews
48:21 - Why It's Forgotten
53:12 - Where to Find Us