The Fall Guy Makes Case For Stunt Ensemble Oscar Category

The Fall Guy works as a love letter to stunt teams but it’s all the more reasoning for the Oscars to add a Stunt Ensemble category. Come on, Academy! There is a mid-credit scene. Light spoilers follow. David Leitch has his roots in stunt work so it’s only natural that he would make a film about a stuntman. Guymon Casady couldn’t have picked a better filmmaker. Look at his filmography and see what his background…

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Bullet Train Is A Fun Thrill-Ride

Bullet Train offers both fun and thrills from start to finish in an action film that brings an international cast along for the ride. Do not get up immediately at the start of the credits. There is a mid-credit scene! This is the only scene during the end credits. One thing to appreciate about the credits is that the entire orchestra is there. It is not that common for the orchestra players to appear in…

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Deadpool 2: A Wildly Entertaining Ride

Led by Ryan Reynolds as the Merc with a Mouth, Deadpool 2 is a wildly entertaining ride that ups the stakes after 2016’s hit predecessor. David Leitch takes over the director’s chair for Tim Miller but it is as if nothing has changed.  The screenplay is full of pop culture opportunities to joke about.  Honestly, it may be even more meta than the earlier film.  The jokes are all over the place. Jokes references include Deadpool‘s…

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Atomic Blonde: What if James Bond were a Kick-Ass Female?

Atomic Blonde is a Cold War version of James Bond if Agent 007 were a kick-ass female. Based on the Oni Press graphic novel series, The Coldest City, David Leitch directs from a screenplay written by Kurt Johnstad.  The action-thriller stars Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman, Til Schweiger, Eddie Marsan, Sofia Boutella and Toby Jones. MI6 Agent Lorraine Broughton (Theron) is sent to Berlin at the end of the Cold War in 1989 to…

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