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Re: John Wick 2

#11 Post by Flabber » Thu Feb 16, 2017 11:02 am

What an absolute blast, literally! If you saw John Wick 1, you knew more or less what you were expecting... insane fight sequences, lots or killing and lack of dialogue. However there were some great one-liners and once again great cameos from Ian McShane and Lance Reddick.
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Re: John Wick 2

#12 Post by xtrip86 » Thu Feb 16, 2017 11:45 am

I was a huge fan of the first John Wick movie and purchased the Blu-ray first say of release.
If you enjoyed the first one when you will enjoy this one. More of the same but kicked up a gear. I enjoyed hearing and see more of the world these characters live in but like a lot of other comments on here, i am now terrified that every other person on the streets is an assassin!
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Re: John Wick 2

#13 Post by yogi » Thu Feb 16, 2017 1:07 pm

Looks like I'm the only one who found this incredibly boring.

Keanu (even more wooden than usual) shooting dozens and dozens of faceless cannon fodder in the head just wasn't that interesting, like watching someone play a first person shooter game.

All the characters keep building up Wick as some kind of ultimate hitman and then he just keeps stumbling into gangs of heavies and then fighting his way out, he's certainly no Leon. But it doesn't matter because he seems to be indestructible, immune to getting shot or run over.

I only stayed for the first hour, but based on that 3/10
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Re: John Wick 2

#14 Post by drizzy5oh » Fri Feb 17, 2017 2:23 am

Loved it. At least as good as the first one. The choreography for the "gunplay" and fighting was superb and very entertaining to watch. It was also beautifully shot, with a good soundtrack and some surpisingly funny moments too. Easy watch and an entertaining way to spend a couple of hours.

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Re: John Wick 2

#15 Post by ladylivvie » Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:47 am

Not for me. Too violent, no real story. 3/10
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Re: John Wick 2

#16 Post by Noorjahapatel » Sat Feb 18, 2017 7:45 am

I liked John Wick 1 due to the intrigue about who John Wick was and who the thugs were that killed his dog and stole his car, what happened to his wife, why people were scared of him, what he was going to do to the thugs etc. The violence and stories about the pencil were good however as there was no intrigue left for John Wick 2, it left good directing and violence. I actually fell asleep during all the noise for a few minutes here and there. I actually love an action film; I'd still recommend it but there's very little intrigue and I think it needed a bit 6/10
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Re: John Wick 2

#17 Post by McG » Tue Feb 21, 2017 3:51 pm

Early visit to Odeon today to see John Wick 2 using my Limitless Card. I must admit I found the story to be lacking but the action was very dramatic. Think there must have been more shots fired in this than Hacksaw Ridge! Some good shooting but some very poor shots too.
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Re: John Wick 2

#18 Post by fanADE » Thu Mar 09, 2017 12:23 pm

indeed this film lived up to my expectation of a stylish action movie with minimum plot and action sequence on mass.. loved it.. i lvoed the touching references to The Matrix as well the character meet-up. Of course there will be a 3rd movie and it will probably be more of the same..
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Re: John Wick 2

#19 Post by fillumboy2 » Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:34 pm

Hadn't seen the first one, so lacked some of the backstory, but as big dumb cinematic shoot-em-ups go, it was a very enjoyable one. Ian MacShane clearly enjoyed making it.

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