Atomic Blonde The Films of Mamie Van Doren by Barry Lowe

Cover of: Atomic Blonde | Barry Lowe

Published by McFarland & Company .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Films, cinema,
  • Individual actors & performers,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - Actors & Actresses,
  • Film & Video - General,
  • Reference,
  • Van Doren, Mamie

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11045569M
ISBN 100786431385
ISBN 109780786431380
OCLC/WorldCa181517421

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Unless you’re a huge comic book fan, you’ve probably never heard of her or “The Coldest City,” published by Oni Press (the same company that curated another movie-adapted graphic novel, “Scott Pilgrim”); however, the indie film version, ATOMIC BLONDE, is led by an all-star cast: Charlize Theron, James McAvoy and John Goodman.

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Typically a film is lucky to live up to the quality of the source material, most often they fall short (literally every Batman movie thus far is a good example).

I can think of two examples where the films were better than the GN: the first is V for Vendetta, and the second is Atomic Blonde.4/5(73). The movie Atomic Blonde borrows from the original story to give us an action packed, girl power romp, full of suspense, 80s cosplay, and intrigue.

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IS BASED ON The Coldest City – Antony Johnston & Sam Hart. The Oni Press graphic novel The Coldest City published informs the basis of the movie Atomic Blonde. The Coldest City is written by Antony Johnston and illustrated by Sam Hart.

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