My rating system:
★★★★★ Masterpiece | ★★★★½ Excellent
★★★★ Great | ★★★½ Very Good | ★★★ Good
★★½ Mediocre | ★★ Poor | ★½ Bad | ★ Abysmal
Every once in a while, fresh blood's injected into action films (more so than other genres) to give it a sense of invigoration; however before long, these once great ideas become unnecessarily complicated with clones and sequels, thus wears itself thin ... until a certain Keanu Reeves throws his hat back into the ring with the bloodthirsty, adrenaline rush that is John Wick.
With its fine balance of every ingredient that makes a truly great action film, the beauty in…
Nicholas Winding Refn's latest The Neon Demon is everything you'd expect from a film directed by NWR and much more. Filled to the brim with equal parts tension and insanity, the film is a "trippy" mix of a multitude of genres including horror, thriller, sci-fi, erotica, drama and comedy (darker than black) to name but a few NWR quoted during the Q&A.
Without giving too much away; The Neon Demon focuses on an aspiring model (Elle Fanning) and her meteoric…