This week on the Sordid Cinema podcast, Victor Stiff joins Ricky, Patrick, and Simon to discuss Good Time and Atomic Blonde.
Those already acquainted with the young oeuvre of Benny and Josh Safdie — will love their latest film, a brutal, fierce, fast-moving thriller featuring a career-peak performance from Robert Pattinson, as a scuzzy, small time Queens bank robber.
And those who fell in love with the original John Wick may like David Leitch’s
female-centric spy thriller starring Charlize Theron as Lorraine Broughton, a top-level spy for MI6, who is dispatched to Berlin to take down a ruthless espionage ring that has just killed an undercover agent for reasons unknown.
We’ll let you know what we think. All this and more.
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