Gene Tierney is a fucking icon.
This is poorly paced, but at least this isn't ant-city, anti-woman with a job she cares about and the romance doesn't initially start as antagonistic.
More importantly, it establishes a Netflix shared Christmas Romance Universe.
There were moments in the first half when I was like, no more exposition, give me the team up! But then the whole thing delivers in this really satisfying way that had me legit cheering.
The action in this is so excellent it puts so many recent comic book movies to shame. None of these quick cut and close-up filled nightmares that are impossible to read. The shots are wide and unbroken and thrilling in a way that recalls the…