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John Wick: Chapter 4 | Average Guy Movie Review

Chad Stahelski leads us on another deliciously colourful foray into this gilded underworld of death, and I loved every minute of it! Both Keanu Reeves and John Wick are relentless - one in his ongoing fight to keep on living, and the other in his desire to see this loveable assassin lay waste to yet more of the High Table's minions. And that's the thing about John Wick; he is loveable. For a man of very few words, he's an engaging protagonist. One who is easy to root for, and has been since the very beginning. Chapter 4 is the longest John Wick  movie yet, and it is filled to the brim with extreme action, all of which is on an epic scale. How Stahelski and his incredible team keep coming up with new ways for John to shoot, hit, stab and drive his way through armies of killers, I don't know. But once again, they have delivered. Everything about this movie - from the characters (including some rather complicated relationships), to the sets and locations, the cars, and ev

Stowaway | Average Guy Movie Review

Shortly after launch, a crew on a mission to Mars are surprised to discover a member of the ground crew aboard their ship, unconscious. What begins as an awkward situation in which the three astronauts must adjust to life with their unexpected new team member, soon becomes a life-threatening situation when the ship is damaged. This is one of those Hollywood situations that hopefully will never happen; one minute you're working, the next you're waking up on a spaceship on its way to Mars. It's strange then that no real time is spent establishing how on Earth - or anywhere else, for that matter - something like this could ever happen. Although it does raise some interesting questions about privatised space travel and oversight. I mean, hopefully space agencies like NASA account for all members of their ground crew before launch. But once you get past the mysterious course of events that lead to this whole mess, or should I say the lack thereof,  Stowaway  develops into an int