Cannot decide if it want's to be a Phryne Fisher detective story or an Indiana Jones one, and becomes boring instead.
This is a good movie, made with high craftsmanship, great attention and genuine love. It's beautiful (special effects and costumes aside, the BioShock-esque set design does indeed deserve the Oscar it got, even meaning it beat "Blade Runner 2049" to it), moving, often gripping, other times funny - it has it all. There's romance, suspence, Cold War-era espionage, even a touch of Hollywood Golden Age musical.
I have nothing against it, I don't think there's anything that could be done…
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Wait, when was "X-Men: Apocalypse" released? 2016?
Seems like a lifetime ago...
What happened? When did it happen? How is it that not a year after that bombastic and pretty generic superhero flick we got something that just could not be more different?
Well, we know what happened. "Deadpool". It's nice to see that after finally getting a comic book movie for adults we now got one for actual grownups. It's brutal, visceral, unpleasant at times (especially in the first…