Fantastic Fest Review: Hitman Thriller ‘John Wick’ Starring Keanu Reeves, ….
Ostensibly it’s a B-grade action movie about a hitman’s quest for (bloody) revenge, but in Reeves’ nimble hands, it becomes a much more joyous experience. It’s a comic book fantasy of how the criminal underworld works, anchored mostly by Reeves’ raw charisma. ….
As an action performer, he’s even better than he was in “The Matrix” films. His movements have become more refined and balletic, his poise graceful and exacting. The way he uses his guns, not just as inanimate weapons but as extensions of himself, lends the action some additional retro novelty,….
read the entire review here (interesting but not that kind) …
'Peace requires us to surrender
our illusions of control.
We can love and care for others
but we cannot possess
our children, lovers, family, or friends.
We can assist them, pray for them, and wish
yet in the end
their happiness and suffering
depend on their thoughts and actions,
not on our wishes.’
- Jack Kornfield, The Art of Forgiveness, Lovingkindness, and Peace.