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John Wick: Chapter 2 Review

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A sequel to one of my favorite surprises of 2014, John Wick: Chapter 2 picks up the intense, ball tingling, ass clenchingly awesome action that we all learned to love in the previous film. Keanu Reeves returns as the titular badass John Wick, fresh off his massacre of Russian thugs for the theft of his car and murder of his adorable puppy. Unlike the first movie, where I went in with pretty low expectations and not sure what to expect, I went into John Wick 2 with expectations of a high caliber action thriller that barely lets off the gas with its headshots, body throws, neck snaps, nut punches, and other deliriously delightful depictions of violence I could only imagine in my darkest fantasies. I wasn’t sure it could do it, I was almost certain the movie would be a bit of a letdown, but goddamn not only were my expectations met, they were exceeded. John Wick: Chapter 2 is superior to the first film in just about every way. Continue reading John Wick: Chapter 2 Review

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John Wick Review

-daa89c34-63fc-40be-ae3d-c218fe0e8df1Oh, Keanu. I’ve been waiting for you to do a good action movie again for so long. Because let’s be honest, you’re at your best when you don’t need to rely on acting too much, and you’re allowed to just go around and kick people’s asses. And that is precisely what John Wick does, and does very well. Simply put, it’s a fucking blast, effortlessly combining crazy gun fights with martial arts in one big action packed fiesta. There’s just enough characterization to keep everyone interested, but for the most part the movie lets Keanu cut loose and score some headshots. Lots and lots of headshots. Continue reading John Wick Review