NOTE: The following article contains major spoilers for John Wick: Chapter 2. John Wick: Chapter 2 continues the story of ‘retired’ hitman, John Wick (Keanu Reeves). Set a mere two weeks after the events of first film, Wick has successfully finished his manic vengeance and settles in at home for his new life… for about 10… [Read More]
The film (as films noir often do) peels back layer after layer of truth and lies. That creates a setting for considering the morality (or lack thereof) of telling the truth in a world that seems to be built on a foundation of falsehood.
I’m not a huge fan of remakes. I know I was in the minority, but we didn’t need a secondary version of True Grit, and quite frankly, I never needed Andrew Garfield to reprise the role of Peter Parker. But I literally laughed out loud when I saw the news that Point Break (1991) was being remade. “Seriously?!”… [Read More]
On Christmas 2015, a crime/action flick called Point Break exploded into theaters and … fizzled out. But what younger audiences may not know is that this film about globetrotting thrill seekers who also robbed banks is a remake of one of the best action/buddy films of all time from twenty-five years ago. Twenty-five years ago, before The Fast… [Read More]