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Finally saw John Wick 3, got it on sale for 10 bucks. I get that the producers are building the world of John Wick, but it's gotten to the point where it's super gratuitous. Keanu Reeves and the stunt team/choreographers did incredible work, the story people need to tighten the story telling up.
He kills 178 motherfuckers in 90 minutes in 98 different ways. Tighten up the story telling and he kills 294 motherfuckers in 86 minutes in 136 different ways. What's so gratuitous about that?
 

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He kills 178 motherfuckers in 90 minutes in 98 different ways. Tighten up the story telling and he kills 294 motherfuckers in 86 minutes in 136 different ways. What's so gratuitous about that?
I dunno, the story just seemed convoluted. Like a bunch of neat elements and ideas were crammed in for the sake of inclusivity. Don't get me wrong the action and choreography were brilliant, but world and writing are akin to a hipster dressing like a lumberjack. Also they really need to focus on tying up loose ends in the story.

Gripes
- Ninja's working at an open air sushi bar located under a dingy looking subway stop... the whole scene just screamed Hepatitis C.
- Halle Berry's character and Johns trip to the Middle East didn't seem to fit.
- Organization of worldwide assassins and suicide girl secretaries run by a dude wearing a man dress, who lives in a tent in the desert.
- High Table / High Council still not explained
- He/she/it enforcer???
- Armor upgrades
- The Continental can afford all sorts of crazy glass rooms, art deco junk, and fancy knickknacks, but can't afford to arm their security dude's with body armor or rifles.:rolleyes:
- Super-duper high-capacity hairclips :ROFLMAO:
- The betrayal
- The not ending

At the end, I just couldn't suspend my disbelief. I liked the action, but the storytelling just wasn't as good.
 

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I dunno, the story just seemed convoluted. Like a bunch of neat elements and ideas were crammed in for the sake of inclusivity. Don't get me wrong the action and choreography were brilliant, but world and writing are akin to a hipster dressing like a lumberjack. Also they really need to focus on tying up loose ends in the story.

Gripes
- Ninja's working at an open air sushi bar located under a dingy looking subway stop... the whole scene just screamed Hepatitis C.
- Halle Berry's character and Johns trip to the Middle East didn't seem to fit.
- Organization of worldwide assassins and suicide girl secretaries run by a dude wearing a man dress, who lives in a tent in the desert.
- High Table / High Council still not explained
- He/she/it enforcer???
- Armor upgrades
- The Continental can afford all sorts of crazy glass rooms, art deco junk, and fancy knickknacks, but can't afford to arm their security dude's with body armor or rifles.:rolleyes:
- Super-duper high-capacity hairclips :ROFLMAO:
- The betrayal
- The not ending

At the end, I just couldn't suspend my disbelief. I liked the action, but the storytelling just wasn't as good.

I believe the original Assassins were Arab so perhaps he is the direct descendant of them and therefore the leader of them.

The High Table are the criminal Kingpins such as the Mafia,Yakuza,Triads etc

Continental probably doesn’t need to normally arm themselves like that because hardly anyone ever breaks the rules and does who do aren’t armed like those guys were.
 

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I believe the original Assassins were Arab so perhaps he is the direct descendant of them and therefore the leader of them.

The High Table are the criminal Kingpins such as the Mafia,Yakuza,Triads etc

Continental probably doesn’t need to normally arm themselves like that because hardly anyone ever breaks the rules and does who do aren’t armed like those guys were.
I get what you're saying, but I'm still not buying it. Don't think the assassin archetype were Arab's and even if they weren't why would anyone follow them? Criminal kingpins from opposing cultures being buddy buddy and ruling the world in secret is also a bridge to far. The Continental had a week, more if you count the time Wick appears, to outfit 10-12 guys.
 

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I get what you're saying, but I'm still not buying it. Don't think the assassin archetype were Arab's and even if they weren't why would anyone follow them? Criminal kingpins from opposing cultures being buddy buddy and ruling the world in secret is also a bridge to far. The Continental had a week, more if you count the time Wick appears, to outfit 10-12 guys.
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Gripes
- Ninja's working at an open air sushi bar located under a dingy looking subway stop... the whole scene just screamed Hepatitis C.
wots wrong with hepatitis c?

- Halle Berry's character and Johns trip to the Middle East didn't seem to fit.
wots wrong with halle berry?

- Organization of worldwide assassins and suicide girl secretaries run by a dude wearing a man dress, who lives in a tent in the desert.
taliban

- High Table / High Council still not explained
congress

- He/she/it enforcer???
thats "xhe" mr insensitive


- Armor upgrades
if the dark knight can have them so can john wick

- The Continental can afford all sorts of crazy glass rooms, art deco junk, and fancy knickknacks, but can't afford to arm their security dude's with body armor or rifles.:rolleyes:
have you ever been to the continental? if not shut your commie face

- Super-duper high-capacity hairclips :ROFLMAO:
he killed 3 dudes with a pencil. wots wrong with hairclips?

- The betrayal
- The not ending
do you want a sequel? because thats how you get a sequel
 

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We dont need sequels to new movies - we need seqels to OLD movies..............

Josey Wales: Chapter 2
...Josey Wales turns in his Walkers for a pair of PeaceMakers and a Winchester Rifle and goes on a killin' spree after Fletcher burns down his ranch house

Super Mario Brothers - Into the Belly of the Beast
...Maro and Luigi go on an African Safari to hunt down Donkey Kong after Princess Toadstool is kidnapped

Inception: The Top Keeps Spinning
...Cobb is hugging his children when suddenly Eames tries to smother him - kills his son - and runs off with a bag of blood diamonds that Cobb had in his jacket. Cobb survives but finds out that he was adopted - his fathers real name is Nigel Powers. Cobb buys an electric car and starts fighting in the war on climate change

Mr and Mrs Smith ...with Children
John and Jane are back !!! Follow the zany Smith family in a story line set 15 years after the original film, The Smith family is complete. John has left the contract killing business and is now a hard-luck women's shoe salesman that gets no respect. Jane got a boob job, dyed her hair red, and refuses to do any housework or get a job. Their oldest child, daughter Kelly, is the a stereotypical "dumb blonde" that relies on reckless promiscuity and tight fitting clothes to get through life. The youngest child, Bud Smith, is a prodigy that has an IQ so high that it cannot be measured. Bud has deafeted the IBM computer "Deep Blue" at chess on five seperate ocaisions but his intelligence is overshadowed by his perverse nature and cripping addiction to pornography. In spite of their socially flawed behavior traits, the Smith children also seem to have iherited their parants penchant for working as secret government assassins. When their parents are kidnapped by Albanian sex traffikers, Kelly and Bud spring into action and violently take down the entire Russian Mob. In the end, Mr and Mrs Smith have no idea who rescued them and return to their boring lives.
 
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