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  • The Old Guard

    The Old Guard (2020), starring Charlize Theron, is a Netflix Action/Fantasy movie and a fun ride. Check it out.
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  • #2
    Re: The Old Guard

    It was good.

    Saw it last night. Would make a great series. Kind of like Assassins meets 6 Underground without the big Michael Bay 25 minute car chase opening.
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    • #3
      Re: The Old Guard

      I actually read the comic book/graphic novel and met the artist at New York Comic Con 2019.
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      • #4
        Re: The Old Guard

        Too much plot not enough heart. It was just going through the motions (paint-by-numbers). The fight scenes had no emotional content. "We need emotional content"--Bruce Lee. The way it was shot, lenses etc., it felt small and insignificant. Would have tanked badly on the big screen.

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        • #5
          I only know 2 people who have seen it: both told me not to bother.

          But, the ridiculously gorgeous Charlize Theron as an action star?
          She's certainly selecting her roles with intent! So I may check it out at some point.

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