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Offline Bender

The Old Guard (2020 Netflix)
« on: July 13, 2020, 10:15:07 PM »
Charlize Theron plas Andromache of Scythia and leads a squad of immortals who do good under the radar. A evil medical CEO wants their DNA for "good of world".

Entertaining popcorn flix. 7/10
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Offline David A. Werling

Re: The Old Guard (2020 Netflix)
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2020, 02:28:33 AM »
This movie should have been better than it was. The hook is overdone, but compelling. However, I think the characters were cliche and the story too cookie cutter. No surprises, no twists, just linear point A to point B. It was way too predictable to be anything other than a two hour distraction.

6/10.

It was going to be a 5/10, but... Charlize Theron!
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Offline CameronJohnston

Re: The Old Guard (2020 Netflix)
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2020, 10:41:07 AM »
I thought it was decent enough. Good performances in a slightly lackluster script. I was more interested in their backstories and interpersonal relationships than in the fairly humdrum plot.

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Online S. K. Inkslinger

Re: The Old Guard (2020 Netflix)
« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2020, 05:32:20 AM »
I really liked how there is an actual backstory for each of the characters and their intertwining relationships. 7.5/10. I'm definitely hoping for a sequel at this point.