Review: Atomic Blonde‘s Stylish Action Bolstered by Duplicity of War

Current events have bolstered Atomic Blonde‘s, giving the film substance beyond its role as a conventional summer action movie better at scoring at the box office than provoking thought. Accusations of Russian influence in domestic elections, eyebrow-raising flights by private jet by millionaires advising presidential candidates, and historically low levels of trust in information from the White House all play into the duplicitous character of Cold War espionage and international intrigue that is at the core of story underlying Atomic Blonde.
Set in 1989 Berlin, just days before the fall of the Berlin Wall, the movie is a classically crafted action film in

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