Review – John Wick: Chapter 2

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John Wick: Chapter 2, directed by Chad Stahelski, takes what was a film that understood itself, and knew how to overcome the tropes of the genre, and unfortunately relies on what it once had overcome. This film still boasts the unrivalled action (in western cinema) that the previous had, and the work and time that goes into it cannot be overlooked. I still found much enjoyment in the film, but it doesn’t fully capitalise on what the first film set out with. This will be a mixed review; some good and some bad, so let’s get to it and see what works and what really doesn’t work in, John Wick: Chapter 2. Read more

Review – The Infiltrator

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The Infiltrator, directed by Brad Furman, is a film that takes a while to find its rhythm – not much interested me at first. But when it does find what its main thrust is, the film becomes one that adequately explores the harsh reality that its characters reside in. This certainly isn’t a perfect film but there are elements to it that make it an interesting watch. So let’s breakdown the many aspects to ‘The Infiltrator’ and see what’s what. Read more