GW1 Issue 116 – Movie Reviews Cubed

Some movies opened over the past few weeks so we’re catching up on our reviews. We cover ValerianAtomic Blonde and Dark Tower. Are any of them worth seeing on the big screen or should you just wait until they stream to your TV? And yes, there are spoilers. But first, there’s a lot of recent casting news to talk about, plus Deadpool 2 production details, TV show updates and some comic book news. Listen now!   Continue reading

She Geek Critique – An Atomic Explosion

I saw Atomic Blonde over the weekend and I liked it (if you’ve seen the trailer, there was never any question I’d enjoy this one). The plot is not all that original (spies, double agents and double crossing), but the setting, characters and action make it a stand out. Let’s face it, some of the most intense scenarios in the spy world would have taken place during the Cold War. Atomic Blonde is set during one of the most tense periods in that war – the week the Berlin Wall fell… and the story unfolds in Berlin.  Continue reading

Irregular’s Intel – Before or After?

This week I finished The Coldest City by Antony Johnson. It is a graphic novel that takes place about 2 days before the Berlin Wall comes down in November of 1989. The movie Atomic Blonde is based on this book. But before picking it up I faced a dilemma: do I read it before I see the movie or after?  Continue reading