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Hammer time – The Raid 2: Berandal review

By Simon Miraudo March 25, 2014 The world of cinema is full of many wonders, chief among them in 2014, writer-director Gareth Evans‘ unending well of inventive ways to kill people on screen. Berandal – the sequel to his murder-a-minute action spectacular The Raid – showcases perhaps the best martial artistry ever committed to celluloid, […]

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Teaser Debut: ‘The Raid 2 – Berandal’

The teaser trailer for Gareth Evans’ sequel to The Raid, subtitled Berandal, has arrived online. Following on from the events of the incredibly violent and surprisingly inventive original, it concerns police officer Rama (Iko Uwais) going undercover in an Indonesian crime syndicate in the hopes of saving his family. We begin with Uwais practicing his boxing moves […]

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High-rise rampage – The Raid review

The Raid – Starring Iko Uwais, Doni Alamsyah and Yayan Ruhian. Directed by Gareth Evans. Rated MA. Originally published March 20, 2012. By Simon Miraudo. The Raid is now available on DVD and Blu-ray in Australia. You’ll believe a man can die! Welsh-born, Indonesian-based director Gareth Evans has delivered one of the most stirring action films in eons with The Raid, a relentlessly brutal and endlessly enjoyable […]

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High-rise rampage – The Raid review

The Raid – Starring Iko Uwais, Doni Alamsyah and Yayan Ruhian. Directed by Gareth Evans. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. You’ll believe a man can die! Welsh-born, Indonesian-based director Gareth Evans has delivered one of the most stirring action films in eons with The Raid, a relentlessly brutal and endlessly enjoyable flick that never runs […]

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