Writer/Critic. Give me art or give me trash.
John Wick: Chapter 4 2023
What was once a ruthlessly efficient genre movie has devolved into a bloated action franchise.
John Wick began as a brilliant feat of minimalism, an anti-hero boiled down to his most essential nature. But this only worked because he was surrounded by colourful villains, each of them unique, each of them driven by competing motivations.
Sadly, this is not the case in JW4. Every player, including Wick himself, is a stock character that seems woodenly resigned to their inevitable demise.…
I Saw the Devil 2010
Tedious and boring. Torture porn scarce on subtext or depth. Just hurry up and kill the guy so we can go to bed.