Tag Archives: Action Movies

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019) Review

TICK TOCK, MR. WICK!   In 2014, John Wick was released and instantly became a somewhat theatrical “hidden gem” that many (including myself) didn’t expect to be a big hit. Directed by Chad Stahelski and David Leitch (although Stahelski was only credited), the film, which starred Keanu Reeves, focused on the character of John Wick, a man searching for the

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Peppermint (2018) Review

GARNER SHINES, PEPPERMINT DOES NOT   In the category of the action film genre, there exist a certain style of cinematic narrative that has been proven to work…. the story of revenge. While this storyline premise / plot device has always been around and has done multiple other genres (drama, thriller, comedy, fantasy, etc.), it’s been a somewhat fan-favorite (i.e.

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Skyscraper (2018) Review

A SEMI-DECENT (IF NOT GENERIC) ACTION ENDEAVOR   Over the past several years, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has proven himself to a very “bankable” star in Hollywood. With a failed prospect of playing for the Calgary Stampeders in the Canadian Football League back in 1995, Johnson joined the ranks of the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) and became a professional wrestler.

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Atomic Blonde (2017) Review

JANE WICK   In 2014, the action genre of the movie world had an intriguing newest addition with the motion picture John Wick. The movie, which starred Keanu Reeves and was directed by Chad Stahelski and David Leitch, followed the story of John Wick as a one-man army against the Russian mob for stealing his car and killing his dog. Surprisingly,

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