Review: The Old Guard Combines Punching and Pathos

Aimee Spinks/NETFLIX There are many praises to be sung about modern action movies. “Emotional complexity” is not among them. Yes, John Wick does show remorse for his wife, puppy, and car. Yes, Rama shows tenderness toward his pregnant wife in The Raid. And yes, Ninja II: Shadow of a Tear does feature both shadows and …

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