The Kill Bill director is a renowned auteur with numerous Oscar nominations, other accolades, and worldwide recognition. Quentin Tarantino’s films like Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction are film schools in themselves, Tarantino is a master of filmmaking, and his talent, skill, and genius are beyond belief.
The director is not just a maestro in filmmaking but has immense and deep knowledge about his contemporaries and other directors. He is well-versed in their style and language. Tarantino is also famous for his criticism and comments on various well-known films.
Quentin Tarantino dissed Atomic Blonde
The Pulp Fiction director does not shy away from expressing his opinions on films he likes and does not like. In a podcast with Bill Maher, a comedian, writer, and producer, Tarantino criticized the Oscar-winning film 1917 and Charlize Theron’s Atomic Blonde. He said,
“When I’m watching like the long fight in ‘Atomic Blonde,’ I’m like, ‘God. This is amazing! This is f*cking amazing! OK… wait a minute, no. The shot took a shit. The shot’s not going on this long, it took a shit.’ So it’s all tainted. It’s all tainted. Because obviously, they didn’t carry it through.”
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Atomic Blonde follows Lorraine Broughton, an MI6 agent who is pressed to use every skill in her toolbox to survive an impossible mission. Charlize Theron leads the film and revealed in one interview that a lot of Atomic Blonde is inspired by John Wick. Despite heavy criticism from Tarantino Atomic Blonde is getting a sequel.
The Atomic Blonde sequel is underworks
Atomic Blonde will be given a sequel with Charlize Theron reprising her role as Lorraine Broughton. Theron will also come on board as the producer for the film, she spoke about producing films and how important it is for a young actor to produce a film.
“I now encourage young actors, all the time, to produce. It’s so valuable to understand the logistics of putting a film together, and it does give you a whole new appreciation for the entirety of making films. Actors can be narcissistic. They can sit in their trailers and complain about their turnarounds all the time, but once you become a producer, you become way more empathetic to all of those things.”
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David Leitch the John Wick director will return for the sequel, there is no official date for the release of the film. No further information has been released on the film besides the director and lead cast. The original was released in 2017 and its box office collection was close to $100 Million, the sequel, if released in 2023 or 2024, will be coming after 7 to 8 years which is a lot. The makers will need to birth a fresh perspective around a formula that is done to death.
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