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Reely understanding ‘John Wick’ and parallels with Roman mythology

One of my favorite things about John Wick: Chapter 2, and one of the most illustrative ways in which John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum represents a slight step down, is how well it sews mythology into its narrative. Chapter 2, and by extension the original John … Continue reading

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‘Parabellum’ step down for story, step up for franchise

8/10 John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum is absolutely everything you’ve ever wanted out of an action movie. It is a pants-on-head insane celebration of stunts and choreography, an asylum of guns, knives, gothic noir landscapes, hounds of hell, classical literature, blood … Continue reading

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‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ is the hardcore action movie you need

9/10 John Wick: Chapter 2 is awesome! Everybody go see it. After John Wick (Keanu Reeves) returned from retirement as an assassin in the previous film, Santino D’Antonio (Riccardo Scamarcio) calls in an old favor from him. Wick is given a … Continue reading

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‘Batman’ a fun satire for all ages

7/10 The Lego Batman Movie is harmless. It’s perfectly placed counter-programming for parents looking to bring their kids on a Valentine’s date, fluffy and inoffensive. In the movie, Batman (Will Arnett) is at his crime fighting peak, but is assailed … Continue reading

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The demons were inside us all along

Christina Ulsh @Stina_Ulsh Amidst blood and glitter, The Neon Demon is a visually striking tale of vanity and jealous rage. Jesse (Elle Fanning), a 16-year-old orphan, becomes part of the Los Angeles modeling scene after photographer Dean (Karl Glusman) discovers … Continue reading

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