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What Should You Watch This Halloween? 2015 Horror Films Ranked


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It's almost Halloween and, if you're staying in, you're going to have to go through that difficult process of deciding what film to put on. 2015 has seen rather a few horror movies, but it has to be noted that only a handful of them are worth your time.

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Here's the top five best and worst scary films of the year:

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‘John Wick 2’: Filming For Sequel Starring Keanu Reeves Set For Fall 2015


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Filming for John Wick 2 is about to begin, Thunder Road Pictures confirmed on Wednesday (23rd September). Keanu Reeves is reprising the title role in the upcoming sequel to the 2014 film John Wick. Reeves is the only casting confirmation so far for sequel although, with filming set to begin in the next few weeks, further casting announcements are expected.

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Knock Knock Trailer


Evan Webber is a loving father facing a Father's Day weekend alone with nothing but his dog and his architectural work to keep him company while his wife and kids take to the beach. He's not alone for very long, however, as when night falls two young women arrive on his doorstep amidst a storm begging to use the phone. He lets them in, allows them to dry off, and before long gets taken in by their seductive wiles and forceful advances. The next morning, feeling a little hazy and regretful, he asks them to leave, which turns out to be his second mistake of the last 24 hours. They soon return with much more than sex on their mind; this these two femme fatales are out for blood under the guise of revenge for his cheating ways.

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Keanu Reeves Confirmed To Return For 'John Wick 2'


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Lionsgate has confirmed a sequel to 2014's critically acclaimed revenge thriller John Wick, with Keanu Reeves returning to avenge more puppies. David Leitch and Chad Stahelski will return as directors with Derek Kolstad returning as screenwriter.

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"With such tremendous fan and critical support for 'John Wick,' we knew that there was still so much more of this story to tell," said Jason Constantine, President of Acquisitions and Co-Productions. "We are thrilled that Keanu, David and Chad have re-teamed with us and promise to bring audiences even more excitement the second time around."

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'John Wick' Relaunches Keanu, Again


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With every hit movie, pundits triumph the "rebirth" of Keanu Reeves, but the actor has been reinventing himself steadily over his 57 movies. Now at age 50, 'John Wick' proves that there's still a lot of life in him.

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Keanu Reeves in 'John Wick'

Born in Beirut to English-American parents and raised in Toronto, Reeves was first noticed by critics at age 22 in the dark teen drama 'River's Edge' (1986). His first change of pace was with the cult classic comedy 'Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure' (1989), after which he had smaller hits with both a thriller and serious drama ('Point Break' and 'My Own Private Idaho', both 1991) before reigniting the box office in the action romp 'Speed' (1994).

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John Wick Review


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There have been so many awful revenge thrillers lately that we've almost forgotten that it's possible to make a good one, and this is a rare example of striking the right balance of exhilarating action and dark emotion. Yes, there's a high body count, but this isn't a mow-them-down romp: there's a real sense of pain at all of the senseless bloodshed caused by one idiot's inability to conceive that his actions might have repercussions.

The film also gives Keanu Reeves yet another chance to cleverly reinvent himself on-screen as John Wick, a still-feared former mob hitman who left his job to have a happy life with his wife (Bridget Moynahan). But her untimely illness and death have left him a broken man. His only glimmer of hope is her deathbed gift of an adorable puppy to keep him company. Then even this is taken from him, when cocky Russian thug Iosef (Alfie Allen) steals his vintage Mustang and kills the puppy. In need of closure, John resurrects his past, which is a problem because his ex-boss Viggo (Michael Nyqvist) is Iosef's dad, and he knows that John is unstoppable. So Viggo reluctantly offers a massive bounty on John's head, taken up by John's former fellow assassin pals (Willem Dafoe and Adrianne Palicki). But it's doubtful that anyone can stop the legendary John Wick from bringing down the entire Russian mafia.

Intriguingly, everyone in the film knows this legend except the dim-witted moron Iosef, who blithely keeps on carousing while everyone around him prepares for Armageddon. Writer Derek Kolstad and director Chad Stahelski set the story in a fantastical criminal underworld that uses solid gold coins as currency in shimmering underground nightclubs, lavish spas and a mob hotel in which "business" is strictly prohibited. All of this is fiendishly inventive, with a striking visual atmosphere and an even stronger moody tone. At the centre, Reeves gives John a jagged sense of humour as he braces himself wearily for the inevitable carnage, all while trying to control his much deeper emotional pain.

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Good News Keanu Fans: 'John Wick 2' Is In Development


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John Wick was undeniably one of the critical hits of 2014. The IMDb synopsis had hinted at a knock-off Taken - if such a thing could exist - though what we got was a taut, stylish, thrilling that served as a dizzying return to form for Keanu Reeves.

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As the slew of positive reviews rained in, there was talk of a potential franchise and, now, directors Chad Stahelski and David Leitch have confirmed that a sequel is already in the works. 

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Keanu Reeves On The Action Behind Crime Thriller 'John Wick'


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Assassin thriller 'John Wick' is one of the most talked-about action flicks this side of 2014, and for leading man Keanu Reeves that isn't surprising - even if we have to experience the trauma of his puppy's untimely demise.

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Keanu Reeves has/had the most adorable puppy in 'John Wick'

Keanu Reeves plays the titular former hitman in the film, which sees him come out of retirement and set out on a brutal mission to avenge both his wife, who died some time previously, and his young pup, who was brutally murdered at the hands of some rather unforgiving rivals. The movie serves as the directorial debut of David Leitch and Chad Stahelski, whose previous filmset roles where those of stuntmen. 'I first met Chad Stahelski in 1998, he was working as a stuntman on 'The Matrix' and he worked [as the stunt double] for the character I played, Neo', Reeves reveals. 'And then I worked with him on the second two films of the trilogy where I also met [producer] David Leitch there.'

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Keanu Reeves Breathes New Life Into The Action Genre With "John Wick"


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Is the action movie industry in trouble? Keanu Reeves seems to think so. The actor has been sort of absent from the Hollywood scene of late, but he returned this weekend with John Wick. Rather self-righteously, Reeves seems to think that this is the movie that will save the action movie genre. If you weren’t even aware that action movies needed saving, go read Reeves’ interview with Josh Horowitz over on MTV – it’s full of little nuggets of wisdom.

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Best Film ever? John Wick features high-speed action and a puppy - don't get too attached.

 

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'John Wick' Makes $5.45 Million On Opening Night But Critics Aren't Too Sure About Its 'B-Movie' Styling


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John Wick was released in US cinemas on Friday (24th October) and has already been hailed as a financial success, making $5.45 million on its opening night. So if you fancy seeing Keanu Reeves back where he belongs - in full action mode - here's what John Wick is all about and what the critics have to say. 

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Keanu Reeves stars as John Wick, a retired New York hit man who returns to his old ways when a gang of thugs destroy the last reminder Wick has of his late wife. Michael Nyqvist (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) and Alfie Allen (Game of Thrones) star alongside Reeves as the film's protagonists. They are joined by the likes of Willem Dafoe (Spider-Man), Dean Winters (P.S. I Love You), Adrianne Palicki (Red Dawn) and Ian McShane (Deadwood). 

The film has been well received by critics who have largely commented on its violent nature. It has been described as the archetypal action film which offers impressive fight scenes and a relatively simplistic storyline. As Vulture's critic wrote John Wick is 'a beautiful coffee-table action movie.' However, others have also criticised the violent element of the film, with one critic remarking John Wick 'is a film where every human being is a sack of meat waiting to be tenderized' (Globe and Mail). 

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Keanu Reeves' 'John Wick' Has 100% On Rotten Tomatoes - Best. Film. Ever.


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Admit it. You thought John Wick was going to be a big, fat flop didn't you? You thought Keanu Reeves was done. Well, surprise. John Wick has 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. It's basically the best thing ever made. Sort of.

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Reeves plays a retired hitman who comes out of retirement to track down gangsters that took everything from him. It's a fresh take on the assassin genre and is basically everything that the Taken franchise, and Spike Lee's remake of Oldboy, should have been.

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Keanu Reeves Admits The Lack Of Studio Film Offers "Suck," Says He Wishes He Played Wolverine And Batman


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Keanu Reeves is undoubtedly most well known for his lead role in the hugely successful sci-fi trilogy 'The Matrix,' but it seems his days as 'the one' are now over mainly because big movie projects constantly elude him.

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Reeves desires more roles in big budget movies

The talented actor, who was last seen in the 2013 action flick '47 Ronin,' recently revealed that he does want to be offered more movie roles in big budget productions.

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Video - Keanu Reeves And Stars Of 'John Wick' Pose At The Arrivals For The Film Screening


During the arrivals for the New York special screening of 'John Wick' at Regal Union Square Stadium the cast and directors was photographed. Among these, were Keanu Reeves who stars, and 'Game of Thrones' actor, Alfie Allen.

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John Wick Trailer


John Wick was one of the criminal underground's finest hitmen until the untimely death of his beloved wife. Now he's living a relatively solitary life with his pet dog, retired from that world and living peacefully. That is until his car gets recognised by some former enemies responsible for his wife's death and he is beaten half to death in his own home, his dog brutally killed in front of him. Unfortunately for the perpetrators, they have no idea who their messing with, and when they are warned by a major crime boss of his uniquely gifted fighting abilities, they are forced to recruit their deadliest men (and women) to take Wick down. But now, with nothing left to lose, Wick is more dangerous than ever before.

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21 Years: Richard Linklater Trailer


Richard Linklater is well known in the film industry as one of the stand out names in indie movie making. Responsible for a wide variety of films including the decade spanning romance 'Before Sunset' (and its sequels), music fuelled comedy 'School Of Rock', social misfit drama 'Slacker', and innovative animated thriller 'A Scanner Darkly', Linklater has inspired a generation of filmmakers and scooped two Oscar nominations and numerous film festival awards along the way. After 21 years, this Texas born innovator is still thoroughly impressing, his latest project 'Boyhood' having caused a stir for its unique quality of having been filmed over thirteen years. Just what will he do next?

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Second Intruder Breaks Into Keanu Reeves House, Takes A Shower


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Things we learnt today: Keanu Reeves has the worst home security system in Hollywood. You may remember we reported last week that a woman had broken into the actor's house and was found chilling out in his library room. Well, it's happened again. This time: a different woman.

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On the first occasion, police officers were called to Reeves' home after getting reports of a burglary. The Matrix star told cops that he heard a disturbance from the library and picked yu the phone. A woman in her 40s was found sitting in a chair in the library and was taken to medical facility to be evaluated, but was not arrested, according to TMZ.com.

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Keanu Reeves Faces Home Intruder, Remains Awesome Whilst Doing So


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It's not often that Keanu Reeves makes the headlines; he's a private man, and with his box office appearences fairly hit and miss since the glory days of The Matrix and Bill and Ted, we've just not seen much of him. But when we do, his stories tend to be the best, and the latest is no exception.

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Keanu kept cool as a cucumber when faced with an intruder in his home

According to TMZ, Reeves was awoken on Monday morning by a noise at his Los Angeles home, and when he went to check his library, he was face to face with a woman sitting in his chair. Creepy. But Keanu, cool as ever, didn't freak out. He very calmly called the police who came and took the woman away for a psych evaluation. Only the One could take something so crazy as someone breaking into their home completely in their stride. 

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Will Keanu Reeves Ever Be A Big Box Office Star Again?


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Back in the 90s Keanu Reeves was one of Hollywood’s top heartthrobs. Along with Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise and Johnny Depp, Reeves could pull in an audience simply based on his brooding good looks and loyal female fan base.

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When Reeves burst onto the scene in the 80s starring in the Bill and Ted movies he instantly became a cult icon. It’s considered by some one of Reeve’s only performances that wasn’t totally “bogus.” When he stepped out of Ted’s shoes, however, and branched into the world of real acting - not everyone was so impressed.

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Keanu Reeves Replaces Daniel Craig In Courtroom Drama 'The Whole Truth'


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Deadline are reporting that Keanu Reeves has replaced Daniel Craig in the courtroom drama The Whole Truth. Craig had been cast as a defence attorney fighting to acquit a teenager standing accused of murdering his rich family. The British actor had unexpectedly departed the project in April just a few days before filming was due to begin, leaving producers high and dry.  Film-makers have spent the past two months searching for a replacement for Craig, eventually settling on Reeves.

Keanu Reeves The Whole Truth Keanu Reeves has replaced Daniel Craig in the courtroom drama The Whole Truth

Reeves will join the cast, which currently includes Renee Zellweger, Belle’s Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Kings of Summer actor Gabriel Basso. TheWrap has reported that The Wolf of Wall Street actor Kenneth Choi has been cast as the state prosecutor.

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The Movies Of The Wachowski's: From Best To Worst


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Press shy and intentionally low-profile, the Wachowski brothers (now brother and sister) occupy a rare position in Hollywood of being household names, responsible for some truly awe-inspiring works of cinematic innovation that have enamoured critics and audiences alike. Yet, unlike directors of a similar calibre and position in pop culture- Tarantino and JJ Abrams for instance, they allow their films to speak for themselves, eschewing the usual directorial promotional tropes and refusing interviews.

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Andy and Lana Wachowski rarely appear in public and never commit to promoting their films.

They are so ardent to withhold anonymity in favour of greater artistic candour that it is reportedly highlighted in the Wachowski’s contracts that they will remain unburdened by arduous press commitments. Despite this, the pair are amongst the biggest names in Hollywood, thanks mainly to the Matrix trilogy, which revolutionized the cinematic experience. A Wachowski Bros. picture is synonymous with outstanding cinematography, multi-dimensional plots and a visual feast that is never short of the spectacular. Positing a triple threat of sorts, the Andy and Lana have proven their ability to not only direct a picture, but also to produce and pen truly original and brilliant screenplays in their own right.

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Keanu Reeves - 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards - Outside Arrivals - Santa Monica, California, United States - Saturday 1st March 2014

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Keanu Reeves - Keanu Reeves for a discussion of "Man of Tai Chi" the new martial arts action film directed by and starring Reeves at the Apple Store in Soho New York. - New York City, NY, United States - Monday 14th October 2013

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Keanu Reeves was pictured at the Cannes Film Festival in France looking a little chubbier than his usual self. The Hollywood heartthrob has piled on a few pounds since the early days of his acting career. Here we can see Keanu on the set of 1991's Point Break, then snapped more recently at an event in October 2012, where he sports a beard, and followed with the most recent 'fuller' frame in Cannes on Sunday (19May13). - Monday 20th May 2013

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Keanu Reeves - 66th Cannes Film Festival - Man of Tai Chi - photocall - Cannes, France - Monday 20th May 2013

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Keanu Reeves Wednesday 24th October 2012 The "Cloud Atlas" Los Angeles Premiere held at Grauman's Chinese Theater

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Keanu Reeves and Grauman's Chinese Theatre Wednesday 24th October 2012 Premiere of 'Cloud Atlas' at Grauman's Chinese Theatre

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Keanu Reeves Friday 7th October 2011 grabs a take away from Poquito Mass restaurant on his classic 1973 Norton Commando 750 motorcycyle Los Angeles, California

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Keanu Reeves

Date of birth

2nd September, 1964

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John Wick: Chapter 2 Movie Review

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