By Hasena Ali
Keanu Charles Reeves is an actor, director, producer and musician. Born in Beirut, Lebanon, Reeves was raised in Canada with his family and had ambitions to become a hockey player. However, after an injury that prevented him from continuing playing hockey, Reeves turned into acting by appearing in theatre productions, commercials and television shows.
In 1985, Reeves made his feature debut in One Step Away, a coming-of-age film where he portrays a troubled teen named Ron Petrie. He featured in other dramas such as Youngblood, River’s Edge and Dangerous Liaisons before finding success in science-fiction comedy Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure in 1989.
Since then, Reeves has consistently built a fascinating body of work for nearly three decades by portraying interesting characters in highly entertaining films, which in total have grossed nearly $2 billion in box office sales. His international success as an actor has earned him a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2005 and was honoured at the Deauville film festival ten years later.
10. The Neon Demon (2016)
Nicholas Winding Refn’s recent film, The Neon Demon is known for its disturbing and violent content, combined with colourful cinematography and synthetic electronica score. The psychological horror tells the story of Jesse (Elle Fanning), a sixteen-year-old girl who moves to Los Angeles to pursue a career in modelling.
Jesse’s innocence and natural beauty fascinates many people from the fashion world, leading a successful start to her career. However, two older models Gigi (Bella Heathcote) and Sarah (Abbey Lee) are jealous of Jesse and will not stop to get what she has.
Keanu Reeves plays a small role in The Neon Demon as Hank, a grumpy man who manages the motel where Jesse is staying. The character of Hank is a huge contrast to Reeves’ past roles → continue…
From:: Taste Of Cinema