Movies, Underappreciated actors

Underappreciated actors – Keanu Reeves

John Wick, finally released on UK screens, is being presented as a comeback film for Keanu Reeves. The decline of a film star from a name in letters 5 feet high outside a cinema to letters centimetres high on DVD cases in Asda is something you only really notice as you get older.

Sometimes the slow drift from being a name that can open a movie in cinemas, to a name that can persuade some foreign investors to back a cheesy DTV saga about, I dunno, Roman Legionnaires vs. Ninjas is nearly imperceptible.

One morning you just wake up and think ‘hey, didn’t John Cusack used to be a movie star?’ Now he can’t even get cast in Hot Tub Time Machine 2.

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UPDATED BONUS LIFE VERSION!!! – GAME OVER MAN, GAME OVER – thoughts on the sorry state of the video game to film adaptation

I reposted this a year ago and it is time for an update following the release of Warcraft. Continue reading

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