Keanu Reeves doesn’t play the villain fairly often, which is totally comprehensible when the vast majority of audiences would refuse to purchase it. In any case, the 56 year-old has lengthy had a popularity for being one of many nicest and most affable personalities in Hollywood, and the Invoice & Ted Face the Music star is principally so beloved that individuals merely received’t settle for him because the dangerous man.
That doesn’t imply he can’t play characters with shades of gray, although, and one among his most ignored latest efforts noticed him do exactly that. In Eli Roth’s Knock Knock, Reeves portrays a married architect who welcomes two enticing strangers into his dwelling. Some extramarital foul play inevitably takes place, however earlier than lengthy, the state of affairs begins to spiral dramatically uncontrolled.
An intriguing mix of the house invasion premise and an erotic thriller, Knock Knock doesn’t fairly handle to ship on the thrilling plot, however you’ll be able to at all times depend on Reeves to do a strong job, and his reserved efficiency is among the best strengths in a film that stretches the bounds of logic and plausibility to the breaking level.
Even the star of John Wick couldn’t reserve it from field workplace catastrophe, although, and Knock Knock solely scraped collectively a smooth $6 million, though that was nonetheless sufficient to show a revenue given the $2 million funds. The forgotten flick arrives on Netflix this week, on November 1st, and based mostly on the main man’s enduring recognition and the streaming service’s popularity because the place for underrated titles to discover a second life, don’t wager towards it managing to safe a spot within the High 10 checklist shortly after it hits the platform.