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John Wick: Chapter 2 Review

JOHN WICK 2.0

(FASTER, HARDER, STRONGER)


 

In the world of cinematic movies, the year of 2014 saw a lot of big hits, which includes Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and Guardians of the Galaxy. In amidst these box office juggernauts, was a film that no one expected to be a surprise hit……John Wick. Yes, the action-based film that starred actor Keanu Reeves was a smash hit, finding Reeves (as the title character of John Wick) becoming a one-man army against the Russian mob for stealing his car and killing his dog.  While John Wick didn’t reach a six-figure box office number (like those I mentioned above), the movie make roughly $ 86 million worldwide. This may not sound like a lot, but, given its production budget was only $ 20 million, the film made back its money and tripled it. In addition, the movie was critically praise by fans who relished the non-stop action thrills that movie provided. Now, after three years, Summit Entertainment, director Chad Stahelski, and actor Keanu Reeves present the next installment of John Wick’s adventure with John Wick: Chapter 2. Does this second helping of Mr. Wick deliver or is its barrage of action nuances too much for moviegoers to enjoy? Read more