Atomic Blonde is an easy sell: It’s Charlize Theron in a stylish spy thriller from one-half of the directing duo behind John Wick. But the first solo directorial effort from David Leitch is a little more James Bond than Blonde Wick — James Blonde, maybe, and that’s not a bad thing. It’s certainly more plot-driven (and at times, slightly convoluted) than John Wick, but no less enjoyable, and though the action scenes are every bit as awesome as you’d hope, it’s not quite the film you might be expecting.
In The Fate of the Furious, the eighth installment in the car-jacking, street racing franchise, Vin Diesel’s Dom Toretto does the worst thing a man of his values can do: He turns his back on family. That six letter, three syllable mantra is the sentimental thread that holds the Fast and Furious crew together, and what adds heart to an action series suffused with cars and criminals. One would assume there must be good reason to plot an entire film around something so antithetical to the spirit of the series. But that reveal winds up being the silliest and most left-field twist since the time the movies explained Letty’s (Michelle Rodriguez) return with amnesia.
I have a new goal. I want Charlize Theron to say hi to me. I think the most likely way that's going to happen is on Twitter. So even though I've never been very interested in Twitter, I'm now on it following Charlize. Will you help me? Follow her, too, and ask her to say, "Hi Greg"!
Why is a man as good looking, charming and successful as me single on Valentine's Day? I'm saving myself for Charlize Theron. She is one fascinating lady. Here are some of the jaw-dropping facts from her life: