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Alright, so everyone who reads Heroic Cinema regularly knows this one is due out soon; we’ve posted trailers, given away double passes…. but this week’s the week.
Indonesian martial arts film The Raid 2: Berandal (Indonesian for “Thug”, according to Wikipedia) arrives in Australian cinemas this Friday, March 28, and it looks like it’ll make a lot of action cinema fans sit up and take notice.
Directed by Gareth Evans, it’s his follow-up to low-budget locked-building actioner The Raid… (read more)
Arriving in Aussie cinemas (twin hammers at the ready, from the look of the poster!) on March 28 is Indonesian film The Raid 2, director Gareth Evans’ follow-up to his 2011 action flick The Raid.
The original film was an impressive piece of martial arts cinema given its tiny budget and cast of relative unknowns, and Evans suggested in interviews at the time (like the one we did) that the sequel would have the wider scope and … (read more)
For those who enjoyed director Gareth Evans’ impressive debut with Indonesian action film The Raid (2011), Madman have posted a treat to their YouTube channel. Here’s the teaser for the sequel, The Raid 2: Berandal:
The sequel picks up right where the original left off, with martial artist Iko Uwais reprising the lead role — and I suspect from the looks of this they’ve scaled up the mayhem considerably. No official release date yet for Oz, but it’ll be … (read more)
A little while ago, as part of their release of Indonesian action film The Raid on DVD/Blu-Ray/streaming, our friends at Madman offered me the chance to interview the film’s writer/director, Gareth Evans.