Review: “John Wick 3: Parabellum”

The word "Parabellum" is derived from the Latin phrase "If you want peace, prepare for war."  It's also the name given to the most widely used 9mm rounds used.  Both sides of this double entendre fit John Wick's third chapter perfectly, teasing the glorified action-porn that follows. For those new to the series, "John Wick" [...]

By |2019-05-15T20:25:54-07:00May 15th, 2019|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Movie Review: “Hotel Artemis”

At first glance, the trailer for "Hotel Artemis" could be mistaken for the "John Wick" spin-off series "The Continental."   Both feature a special criminals-only hotel that offers safety, medical attention, and rules to protect the patrons from each other.  But that's about where the comparisons end. "Hotel Artemis" takes place during a night one decade in [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:02:27-07:00June 8th, 2018|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Movie Review: “Atomic Blonde”

David Leitch might not be a recognizable name to most, but it likely soon will be.  His career as a stunt actor/coordinator covers 82 films and includes some of the most memorable American action films of the past 20 years.  After working on the Matrix Trilogy, he and Chad Stahelski were approached by Keanu Reeves [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:03:52-07:00July 27th, 2017|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Review: “John Wick Chapter 2”

Keanu Reeves returns as the unstoppable assassin John Wick in the sequel to his only other successful action franchise since “The Matrix.”  Will this second chapter betray everything that made the first one unique or will it join the exclusive club of sequels that surpassed their predecessors?   Among the many things that made the [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:05:05-07:00February 10th, 2017|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments