“Fortis Fortuna Adiuvat”

Being almost completely unplugged from popular culture of the day, I missed the fact that John Wick 3 is coming out this summer.

I guess I knew that the made a sequel to the original, but I haven’t seen it. I guess I will make time.

The original, John Wick, is perhaps the best revenge movie made in the past 20 years. And it is a great action movie, in the style of the John Woo films. No fancy special effects. No jumpy, jump-cuts. (I thought I was getting seasick in one of the Jason Borne films.) The fight scenes have to be thought out. And an anti-hero is always an interesting look at the world. Plus the world-building they did, with the hotel, and the services available was superb.

So, I guess I will have to find time re-watch 1, see 2 for the 1st time, and be ready for 3. Maybe that will the summer movie I see, because the Marvel cinematic universe is pissing me off.

The title of this post? It comes from one of John Wick’s tattoos. It’s Latin for “Fortune favors the brave.”

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