Full Movie Reviews
Yojimbo - wrote on 02/02/2020
Excommunicated from the assassin fraternity, John Wick seeks out the head of the organisation and makes a deal where he returns to the fold in return for both his absolute obedience and the life of his friend Winston.
The third chapter in the action franchise is a vibrantly colourful comic strip bloodbath featuring another bodycount that would make Stallone or Schwarzenegger green with envy. Very much more of the same, this time Super Ted travels the world to add some local colour – most memorably in the shape of Halle Berry and her canine sidekicks with a taste for the male crotch – but it’s the streets of New York that feels like the franchise’s natural home. Mark Dacascos proves there’s life in the old dog yet and he adds some much needed comic relief as John’s would-be …
Chris Kavan - wrote on 08/28/2019
While The Matrix may have made Keanu Reeves a star, I think John Wick is going to his legacy. Because, franky, The Matrix films fell apart after the first film - while John Wick just keeps getting better and better. And it's not just because the third film made more money - it's because every time I think they can't come up with something even more impressive, action-wise, they manage to exceed my expectations.
Parabellum picks up pretty much immediately after John Wick 2 - Wick has been declared "Excommunicado" by the secrative assassin's guild after murdering a member of the High Table at the Continental Hotel run by his old friend Winston (Ian McShane). He has just one hour before he gets a mighty bounty on his head - and attracting every assassin in the vicinity. But …
Indyfreak - wrote on 05/21/2019
The latest slam-bang sequel to John Wick (2014) is a gloriously violent and highly stylized action/adventure. Keanu Reeves fights, shoots, and demolishes through one army of goons after another between New York and Casablanca. Despite clocking at over two hours, it moves at a surprisingly sound pace. Ian McShane and Laurence Fishburne return as his lone allies while franchise newcomer Halle Berry proves a capable action lead.
The chase scenes and fight choreography are the best in the entire franchise. Perhaps more than the previous two movies does Chapter 3: Parabellum drive home the point that in John Wick's world, everything is a potential weapon from books to belts. Yes, seriously, books and belts. And it all looks awesome! The final boss fight is an impressively staged set-piece …