Review: 'John Wick' delivers non-stop action

October 22, 2014 5:12 PM

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — In an intriguing cinematic twist, Keanu Reeves' Matrix stunt double Chad Stahelski becomes his co-director with David Leitch on "John Wick," a visceral revenge thriller that marks a confident, muscular action debut. After a marked absence from the genre, Reeves resoundingly returns with an effortless, kinetic style that positions the film extremely well for any potential follow-ups.

With much of the marketplace distracted by awards contenders and the seasonal onslaught of horror offerings, "John Wick" may find an opening to start building some seriously sustained momentum with both male and female Reeves fans during its initial rollout.

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