Giving Thanks…For The Boogeyman: John Wick.

Forget everything else I’ve watched, read, listened to, and experienced in 2019—this year, I’m thankful for John Wick.

I’m thankful for John Wick because at the core, he’s a sensitive soul who only seeks vengeance on those who have wronged him.

I’m thankful for John Wick because he has incredible taste in cars.

I’m thankful for John Wick because he can kill a man with nothing but a pencil or a book.

I’m thankful for John Wick because he is played by literal angel Keanu Reeves…who also does most of his own stunts.

I’m thankful for John Wick because he’s a dog person.

I’m thankful for John Wick because when I feel like murdering someone, I can just watch him do it instead.

I’m thankful for John Wick because he is rational and fair—he’ll only hurt those who deserve it.

I’m thankful for John Wick because he’s a die-hard romantic.

I’m thankful for John Wick because he’s a man of honor, and always good on his word.

I’m thankful for John Wick because he’s the Baba fucking Yaga.

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I’m thankful for John Wick because he’s the most resilient man alive.

I’m thankful for John Wick because he is subtly hilarious.

I’m thankful for John Wick because he’s a revenge enthusiast.

I’m thankful for John Wick because he’s directed by a renowned stuntman whose work includes both THE CROW and THE MATRIX.

I’m thankful for John Wick because he can ride a horse in the middle of New York City while fighting his enemies…and keep the horse unharmed.

I’m thankful for John Wick because he looks damn good in a suit.

I’m thankful for John Wick because he is down to earth yet rich as hell.

I’m thankful for John Wick because he isn’t boastful or punny—he’s simply being John Wick.

I’m thankful for John Wick because his story gave us a rich, intricate world populated with Willem Dafoe, Ian McShane, Lance Reddick, Laurence Fishburne, Franco fucking Nero, Mark Dacascos, Ruby Rose, Asia Kate Dillon, Angelica Huston, Common, John Leguizamo, Kevin Nash, David Patrick Kelly, and Halle Berry (and precious doggies) all kicking ass and taking names.

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I’m thankful for John Wick because he’s resourceful.

I’m thankful for John Wick because he’ll tell you you’re beautiful while making you breakfast in bed, then make love to you for hours—and mean it.

I’m thankful for John Wick because he’s a rule breaker.

I’m thankful for John Wick for being constantly outnumbered, but defeating the odds anyways.

John Wick 2014 He's Thinking He's Back

I’m thankful for John Wick because he’s the center of best goddamn action franchise of this decade.

I’m thankful for John Wick because his story is a hell of a lot more than just an action movie, and each installment expands on the mythology and lore further.

I’m thankful for John Wick because he’s sexy and cool.

I’m thankful for John Wick because at the end of the day, he’s a good guy.

I’m thankful for John Wick because I’m thinking he’ll be back.

Again.

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Melissa Kay

Melissa Kay

Melissa Kay is a game designer by day and a super-villainous dream warrior by night. When she’s not busy watching TERMINATOR for the 200th time, she creates art and words about art all over the matrix.
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