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John Wick (2014)

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Commentary 1: Director Chad Stahelski and producer David Leitch Rating: no votes yetLogin to vote or review
Reviewed by iwantmytvm on November 24th, 2019:Find all reviews by iwantmytvm
Stahelski and Leitch give a very enthusiastic commentary, sometimes they are too giddy about stunts and fight sequences but this is their specialty and they do it very well, so no qualms for that. They discuss balancing the tone of the movie, striving to keep it at a larger than life heightened reality level appropriate to a film derived from a graphic novel. They also sought to avoid revenge movie tropes while respecting and honoring them. They speak to working with Keanu and the other actors, noting how all were committed to training. Overall, this is a worthwhile and engaging commentary that covers most aspects of set design, lighting, cinematography, casting, music, and sound design.