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RECAP: Hercules

Hercules (2014): Brett Ratner

What if a mythological character was rooted in fact that generations of storytellers molded into legend? No, I’m not talking about the Bible, I’m talking about a 2014 movie about Hercules, aka Heracles, son of Zeus and a human woman.

ONE SENTENCE PLOT SUMMARY: Hercules sews his legend leading an army of Thracians against a mythic force.  Continue Reading

RECAP: John Wick

John Wick (2014): Chad Stahelski

Somebody sent a script to Keanu Reeves, in which he could wear suits and shoot guns. Sign him up! One of our finest action stars, Reeves turns Wick into an action icon.

John Wick hit screens in October and went away quietly into the night, exactly the opposite of the way John Wick goes into the night. Slowly, the film built a cult following into a sequel movement.

ONE SENTENCE PLOT SUMMARY: John Wick takes revenge on those who killed his puppy.  Continue Reading