42 Word Review: John Wick dir. Chad Stahelski

John Wick

dir. Chad Stahelski (2014)

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The Matrix meets Games of Thrones meets Kurosawa. Understated action-noir, relentless in drive but coloured almost Nordic in visual desaturation. Keanu Reeves sits like Yertle the Turtle at the precarious limit of his emotional range, wobbling first-billed and steepled atop his co-stars.

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