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Earlier this year, Keanu Reeves returned to the big screen as the titular assassin in John Wick: Chapter 4, arguably the most stylish and high-octane action franchise of our time. Directed by the talented Chad Stahelski and written by Shay Hatten and Michael Finch, the film sees our dog-avenging anti-hero facing off against the High Table in another thrilling installment.

On this action-packed John Wick podcast episode, members of The Cosmic Crew discuss why you should never mess with a man and his dog. We share our thoughts on John Wick: Chapter 4, including the seemingly final scene, rank the movies, and debate whether The Matrix or John Wick is Keanu Reeves’ more iconic franchise. (Secretly, we all know it’s The Lake House.) We also explore potential John Wick universe crossovers, such as Atomic Blonde, and debate the merits of John Wick and James Bond.  The crew dives deep into the beautiful cinematography of the movie, as shot by Dan Laustsen. We also chat about the upcoming series The Continental, and whether or not we’ll be watching. So rev up your motorcycle… or your horse and listen in!

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[Warning: Spoilers from the John Wick movies are within the podcast! If you’re not ready to visit Chad Stahelski’s world, go back to The Continental, lest you be spoiled.]

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Ep. 41 Timestamps: John Wick movies discussion (Spoilers)

00:20 – Intros

02:00 – How would you sum up the John Wick saga?

04:00 – What’s Keanu Reeves most impactful role? Matrix vs John Wick?

15:10 – How did you get into John Wick?

20:44 – Why do people love John Wick so much? Is there John Wick “fatigue”?

27:17 – Favorite or least favorite things about John Wick 4?

43:00 Ranking the John Wick films

46:26 – Potential crossovers

54:00 – Outros

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Podcast credits and show notes

  • Ayla Ruby
  • John Dotson
  • Wiktor Reinfuss
Executive Producer/Editor
  • Lizzie Hill

Recorded on 09/18/2023

Superhero theme by HumanoideVFX on Pixabay.

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Ayla Ruby

I am a writer and interviewer based somewhere in the Alpha Quadrant. I love all things nerdy - but Star Trek and Spiderman have special places in my heart. Find me at @TulinWrites on Twitter. And visit my other website for more reviews and interviews:

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