Excerpt: It’s hard to imagine just how franchise director Chad Stahelski and star Reeves are going to top Chapter 3, the most action-packed and outrageously violent of the series to date…That the film is such a treat for the eyes is gilding the lily.
Excerpt: Modern noir god Keanu Reeves again stalks a fantasy(ish) world of exhausting, inventive violence. But this time, the curtain is drawn back on the sham of seeming orderliness in its world (and ours).
Excerpt: Parabellum solidifies our addiction to John Wick. The quirky contemporary/medieval world expands to more exotic locales and offers new supporting characters to keep things fresh…along with dozens of DIY ways to kill bad guys.
Excerpt: The filmmakers have thus created something more akin to a musical than your generic actioner wherein the choreography and players serve as visual lyrics augmenting the pared down plot punctuated by staccato bursts of detail.
Excerpt: There’s so much great variety in all the shootouts, fist fights, motorcycle chases, and horse chases that it’s hard not to applaud all the work that went into setting up so many successful set pieces…