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And so the struggle begins! How do I remain objective when I’m reviewing a movie from my favourite film franchise? How do I stop myself from devolving into total ‘fan-boy’ territory – either gushing praise over or screaming bile about, a movie that is a direct prequel to a film (the 1979 original) that I […]
I didn’t know much about this film until a friend of mine expressed to everybody on his social media feed that a relatively unknown film had come to England’s cinemas from Taiwan called ‘Serbuan maut’ (The Raid: Redemption). He claimed it to be one of the greatest action films he had seen. Because I’m a fan of foreign films, and I don’t mind subtitles, I wished to see it (as I have previously seen some great foreign action films such as ‘Ong Bak’ (Tony Jaa) and ‘Oldboy’ (Choi Min-Sik)). The film was directed by...