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    ‘John Wick’ announces that Keanu Reeves is definitely back

    Despite its shortcomings, there is fun to be had with Keanu Reeves making his sudden comeback to the action genre (he recently co-starred in the martial arts flick Man of Tai Chi). He actually seems to be getting better with age. The actor who has so often been mocked for his relatively wooden acting is turning out to be a rather interesting leading man in modestly budgeted action movies. More

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    SFIFF58: Documentary Roundup

    T-Rex Directed by Drea Cooper and Zackary Canepari USA, 2015 T-Rex follows the harrowing journey of seventeen year old Claressa “T-Rex” Shields from her small hometown of Flint, Michigan, to London in the summer of 2012, where she is in contention for a gold medal in the newly added women’s boxing event. Although training at […] More

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    Puppies rejoice! ‘John Wick 2’ gets the greenlight

    So yeah….I’d say I’m back….for a sequel. It seems like more badass Keanu Reeves is on the way as Forbes announced on Monday that Lionsgate has greenlit John Wick 2. The project will bring back Reeves as well as directors Chad Stahelski and David Leitch, and screenwriter Derek Kolstad. The first film was a surprise hit after grossing $43 million […] More

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    ‘Man of Tai Chi’ energizes viewers through its visuals, not its cluttered story

    Keanu Reeves is a Hollywood name that has been around for much longer than most realize. Believe it or not, his breakout role in Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure dates back to 1989, a shocking 26 years ago. He witnessed his star rise to soaring heights during the 1990s and early 2000s, especially when the massively successful Matrix films were released. More

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    ‘John Wick’ directors already thinking of sequel ideas

    Keanu Reeves in a new action franchise? It may not go to that level, but the directors of one of his most recent films is thinking sequel already. Speaking with Movies.com on Wednesday, John Wick directors Chad Stahelski and David Leitch confirmed that they are currently working on story ideas for a sequel to the […] More

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    The 2014 Action Hero Power Rankings

    Some years are just great for certain genres, and this year was a great one for action. All across the board were films within different subgenres stepping up and delivering great action set pieces and characters. Consider the shot on the revolving tank gun revealing the totality of carnage in Dawn of the Planet of […] More

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    ’21 Years: Richard Linklater’ is more entertaining than must-see

    Most filmgoers don’t know Richard Linklater’s name but his effect has been felt through the American independent film scene since the debut of Slacker in 1991. For the star-studded cast of commenters sitting down for some insights into Linklater, it’s hard to imagine a world without him. He is the unicorn who managed to build an entire career of passion projects that most filmmakers never get to, or let toil in production hell. More

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    ‘John Wick’ kicks butt

    John Wick is a beautiful ballet of death and destruction. It combines the brutal hand-to-hand combat of Jason Bourne with Ridley Scott’s visual sensibilities to create the perfect vehicle for Keanu Reeves. Here, Reeves struts his physicality and underrated comic timing to ratchet up the fun while he amasses a huge body count. It’s an ultra-slick, violence-worshipping extravaganza that will have you eating from the palm of its bloodstained hand. More

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