The next chapter in the saga of John Wick is compelling, smart and a surprisingly good follow up to the first film. Everyone knew that after the success of the sleeper hit found in the original John Wick that its sequel would be bigger but how could it be better. I am not in the camp that this film is better or worse. It is strikingly good for different reasons than the first.
The only thing that didn’t work for me was the horrendously high body count for a guy who wants to walk away from the assassin’s life. However, he is pulled right back in. No spoiler alert need, who doesn’t know that?
This film is equally as stylish as the first film and it gives us more to the legend of The Continental. John Wick fans will not be disappointed. He even has a formidable opponent.
The food: Duck is eaten by one of the central characters. So if this is an night out order Duck Confit, duck sliders or at home try your hand at making duck fat fries. Click to See the recipe or duck confit sliders. (click to see recipe)
We also find out that when John Wick wants a stiff drink, Blanton’s bourbon whiskey is his thing.