Posts Tagged ‘The Raid’
With the success of The Raid being plain for all martial arts/action film enthusiasts to see, it was no surprise when people learnt Gareth Evans (Writer/Director) was in line to make a sequel. The Raid 2: Berandal is set for release in New Zealand in just over a months time. What is surprising, which shouldn’t be given Hollywood’s track record, is […]
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...