Title Of The Film: John Wick
Year It Came Out: 2015
Genre: Action & Adventure
The Director(s): David Leitch, Chad Stahelski
Lead Actors: Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen, Dean Winters, Bridget Moynahan, Ian McShane, Adrianne Palicki, Willem Dafoe, John Leguizamo
I saw this I think 2 weekends ago now, with my boyfriend and friends. I think this is still in the cinemas. I wasn’t really feeling this film, I didn’t think I was going to like it and was ready to be bored out of my mind. Read on to find out if my opinion changes or not.
John Wick loses his wife and receives a gift from her, a puppy named Daisy, with a letter telling him, she wanted him to have Daisy to keep him company and to help him cope when she was gone. As he builds a connection with Daisy, they spend the day driving around in his vintage mustang. When they reach a petrol station they encounter a trio of Russian gang members, who’s leader mistakes the car for something else and insists on buying it. John refuses. The trio then follow John home to his house, attacking him, killing his dog and taking his car. Little did they know, that they’ve just messed with the wrong person.
The actors were really really good. Keanu Reeves is excellent in this, and most certainly gives the impression to not mess with him. Alfie Allen who is Lily Allen’s brother, played his character really well too, portraying the hard side of him and the not so hard side of him well to the audience. In fact there isn’t one actor that let’s this film down.
What I liked about the film was the amount of action that is involved. It’s a pretty faultless film, which makes it sleek. This is a film that shows action speaks louder than words. It can also be quite amusing too. It wouldn’t surprise me if we see a John Wick 2 in the future. I know I wouldn’t complain if there was.
What I disliked about the film was the dog getting killed. I don’t mind gory films or violence but when it comes to violence with animals it makes me upset. However that’s the only thing I didn’t like. Apart from that I really enjoyed the film and I’d say so far it’s in my top 3 films of this year, and for those who say it’s like Taken l, it’s better than Taken.
My Film Rating: 10/10