Manly Movies

Willem Dafoe

John Wick (2014)

John Wick (2014)

John Wick    24 Oct 2014

R 101 minReleased

IMDB: 7.3/10 427 votes

I must admit that when this movie was announced last year, with Keanu Reeves attached to lead, it didn’t really register as anything special. It wasn’t until the synopsis was revealed this summer, man bent on revenge with automatic weapons, that it did ping on my radar. I’ve always been a fan of Keanu Reeves ever since seeing him in Point Break, late on TV over 20 years ago. He’s a good action man, so he’s a great ...

Out of the Furnace (2013)

Out of the Furnace (2013)

Out of the Furnace    06 Dec 2013

R 116 minReleased

IMDB: 6.8/10 545 votes

I wasn’t going to put this review up, but I decided to finish it and publish it because it is definitely one to watch and seems to have a lot of critics sticking the boots to it, for some bizarre reason. It’s a coarse revenge flick with a stacked cast of good actors. Willem Dafoe is here. So is Forest Whittaker, Casey Affleck, Woody Harrelson and Christian Bale. Bale is someone I have to admit having ...