John Wick 2 is hitting theaters this weekend, and the first wave of critic reviews is beginning to surface online.
So far, the majority of these reviews have been overwhelmingly positive. They often praise Keanu Reeves' performance, the gritty action of the film, and the amount ot epic fun the critics had while watching.
The biggest takeaway here is that the new John Wick was able to capture the success of the first movie, and still find a way to be fresh and inventive.
We've compiled some of these new reviews, so you can enjoy them all in one place. Take a look!
Variety has become a trusted review source in the eye of the public, and their review was one of the most positive of the bunch.
"As in 2014's surprise hit, this elegantly choreographed action sequel elevates its brutal confrontations to a dazzling form of modern dance."
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The Hollywood Reporter
While the THR review mentioned that John Wick 2 was good, and that it shouldn't have any problem beating out its predecessor, it didn't say much else about the quality of the film.
This piece also had a couple of negative things to say, mainly aimed that the script and writing team.
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The Wrap's review gives a lot of praise to star Keanu Reeves, and really aims to let readers know that the action here is as thrilling as they could expect.
"There's no lack of expertly choreographed kung fu and gun-fu here, as the canine-loving, sartorially splendid liquidator returns."
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Forbes is mostly positive about the John Wick sequel, but isn't afraid to admit it could have some flaws.
"Keanu Reeves Sequel Is A Mostly Excellent Adventure."
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John Wick: Chapter 2 is directed by Chad Stahelski and written by Derek Kolstad. The film stars Keanu Reeves, Common, Laurence Fishburne, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ruby Rose, John Leguizamo, and Ian McShane. Principal photography on John Wick: Chapter 2 began in October 2015.prev