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10-07-2018, 15:27   #16
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The action of the second film was definitely as strong and punchy as the first film, but the pacing felt sluggish, the script a little baggier. John Wick 1 had an incredibly immediate, postcard sized plot: ex-hitman's car is stolen, dog killed, takes revenge. John Wick 2 dove too far into its mythology IMO, the film grinding to a halt for one too many scenes featuring characters grimly talking contracts, blood oaths or politics.
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10-07-2018, 15:33   #17
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The 2nd was better and even more ridiculous.
As I sat thru the 2nd one ... I found myself feeling sorry for all those mothers/wives/children of all those bouncers in the nightclub that got wasted!! How would the local funeral homes deal with such an amount of funerals??? What was the scene later when the Local Emergency Plan kicked in and how did the police get to interview everyone there as to taking their statements etc What would be the headlines on the main news that night??? And still John Wicks can roam the streets the next day.

.... I can't see the point in just mass-killings if we are to take the character serious.
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As I sat thru the 2nd one ... I found myself feeling sorry for all those mothers/wives/children of all those bouncers in the nightclub that got wasted!! How would the local funeral homes deal with such an amount of funerals??? What was the scene later when the Local Emergency Plan kicked in and how did the police get to interview everyone there as to taking their statements etc What would be the headlines on the main news that night??? And still John Wicks can roam the streets the next day.

.... I can't see the point in just mass-killings if we are to take the character serious.
In my opinion, if the events in John Wick 2 actually happened in real life, it would probably kick off World War 3.
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My fav scene in the second one was the short but sweet, Spoiler: silencer shoot out. It's such a brilliant simple idea that i cant believe it hasnt been done before, i know it sucks to see repeated/similar scenes in sequels, but id love to see a grander/longer shoot out like it in the third
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As I sat thru the 2nd one ... I found myself feeling sorry for all those mothers/wives/children of all those bouncers in the nightclub that got wasted!! How would the local funeral homes deal with such an amount of funerals??? What was the scene later when the Local Emergency Plan kicked in and how did the police get to interview everyone there as to taking their statements etc What would be the headlines on the main news that night??? And still John Wicks can roam the streets the next day.

.... I can't see the point in just mass-killings if we are to take the character serious.
Mate, if there is any movie you should check your brain at the door for its John Wick.
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As I sat thru the 2nd one ... I found myself feeling sorry for all those mothers/wives/children of all those bouncers in the nightclub that got wasted!! How would the local funeral homes deal with such an amount of funerals??? What was the scene later when the Local Emergency Plan kicked in and how did the police get to interview everyone there as to taking their statements etc What would be the headlines on the main news that night??? And still John Wicks can roam the streets the next day.

.... I can't see the point in just mass-killings if we are to take the character serious.
Here is the answer you are looking for.

I understand that movies need to make at least some sense and John Wick does to some extent.

The shadowy underworld has all sorts of connections and what not. I suspect cleaning up the aftermath isn't all too difficult and they probably influence the news to blame it on a <radical nationality of your choice>.
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Mark Dacascos. Class.

I loved his movies when I was younger.
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John Wick does True Lies.
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I'm glad its a real horse and not a green one of these:




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Saw the first one and thought it was grand, if stupid.


But, what's left to tell in a story like this?
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Saw the first one and thought it was grand, if stupid.


But, what's left to tell in a story like this?
Maybe someone kills his horse!!! He's such an animal lover!!!
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Mark Dacascos. Class.

I loved his movies when I was younger.
Here he is filming with Keanu



And here they are having a laugh between takes!
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Agreed, I did get somewhat weary at the sheer relentlessness of the brutality, and the fact that he absolutely, positively had to kill every motherf**ker in the room.

At times I did think "can he just let that guy live", and then blam - bullet to the face.

But I suppose that's the point of John Wick.
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It's headshot after glorious headshot....
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