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Gareth Evans on The Raid 3 and Indonesian Inspiration

Gareth Evans on The Raid 3 and Indonesian Inspiration
It’s a busy afternoon for Gareth Evans, the Welsh director best known for 2011’s tense action thriller The Raid: Redemption. He’s been swamped by fans at his MCM London Comic Con signing, but has still taken the time to chat and take photographs with each of them before he has to dash off to St Pancras for his Eurostar train. Fortunately, in the short break he gets before he has to leave, he’s still happy to make time to talk to us about... 

The Raid: Director’s Masterclass For MCM London Comic Con

The Raid: Director’s Masterclass For MCM London Comic Con
Priority ticket-holders attending MCM London Comic Con on Sunday 25 October will be able to revisit the critically acclaimed martial arts movie The Raid: Redemption in the company of the director himself. Gareth Evans will be sitting down with Robert Milazzo of The Modern School of Film (US) to discuss the award-winning Indonesian action film in movie-geeky depth. “The panel with Gareth will be different from a normal convention panel,” says... 

JapanEx Rebrands as Pop Asia – Explore the East at MCM London Comic Con

JapanEx Rebrands as Pop Asia – Explore the East at MCM London Comic Con
Beginning at next month’s event, the MCM London Comic Con‘s popular JapanEx area will be rebranded as “Pop Asia“, in response to a growing interest in culture from the Far East region as a whole. In addition to the usual array of Japanese food, art, music and film, the convention will now seek to reflect the UK’s appreciation of things like Indonesian film and K-pop music. In the new Pop Asia area, convention-goers... 

The Raid 2: Berandal review

The Raid 2: Berandal review
When The Raid was unleashed into an unsuspecting world in 2011, few suspected that an Indonesian martial arts action thriller directed by a relatively unknown Welshman named Gareth Evans would create such an impact on the genre. The hyper kinetic choreography, ingenious and stunning cinematography along with the naturally fluid Silat fighting style helped create an instant classic. It’s star, Iko Uwais, who despite being relatively new to acting,... 

Second US Trailer for The Raid 2: Berandal

Second US Trailer for The Raid 2: Berandal
The Raid 2: Berandal premiered at the Sundance Film Festival today (21 January), but they haven’t forgotten about the fans around the world and so a new trailer has arrived. The sequel sees Rama (Iko Uwais) being persuaded to join an anti-corruption task force in exchange for protection for his wife and child. Rama must go undercover to expose the corruption around him, seeking information that links the mob boss Bangun (Tio Pakusodewo) with the... 

Full Indonesian Trailer for The Raid 2: Berandal

Full Indonesian Trailer for The Raid 2: Berandal
A new full Indonesian trailer has arrived for The Raid 2: Berandal. The trailer is subtitled and also offers a little more in regards to the story. The sequel takes place just hours after the first film and sees Rama (Iko Uwais) being persuaded to join an anti-corruption task force in exchange for protection for his wife and child. Rama must go undercover to expose the corruption around him, seeking information that links the mob boss Bangun (Tio... 

The Raid 2: Berandal – Teaser Trailer

The Raid 2: Berandal – Teaser Trailer
Time to blow up your fridge guys – the trailer for The Raid 2: Berandal has landed. The Raid was a cult hit from writer/director Gareth Evans, which raised the bloody stained bar when it came to outrageous action sequences. For the sequel, Evans is no longer confined to an apartment building. The Raid 2: Berandal takes place just hours after the first film, with Rama (Iko Uwais) delving deeper to uncover corruption within the police force,... 

International Trailer for Keanu Reeves’ directorial debut Man of Tai Chi

International Trailer for Keanu Reeves’ directorial debut Man of Tai Chi
A new second trailer has emerged for Keanu Reeves’ directorial debut Man of Tai Chi, showing a lot more footage, fighting, corny dialogue (“Finish him”) and even a glimpse of The Raid’s Iko Uwais. Having perfected the ancient art of Tai Chi, Tiger (Tiger Chen) has started to make a name for himself in the prestigious Wulin Wang martial arts championship. This has come to the attention of Donaka Mark (Keanu Reeves), a powerful Hong Kong businessmen... 

A Good Day To Die Hard Review

A Good Day To Die Hard Review
It is a general unwritten rule that sequels have to be bigger and better. For the most part, this is a good thing. For the Die Hard franchise… there are hits, and there are misses. Since the first entry in 1988, the Die Hard films have slowly expanded their scope. From a skyscraper, to an airport, to New York City, to the East Coast of the USA, it was only a matter of time until Die Hard went overseas. A Good Day to Die Hard does just that. The... 

Win a Wii U with Issue #6 of MyM Magazine!

Win a Wii U with Issue #6 of MyM Magazine!
So you can’t miss MyM issue #6 on sale on the 4th of October! It’s a scary one, featuring the forthcoming ZombiU, set to be the most unique and unusual launch title for Nintendo’s new console, the Wii U. Senior scriptwriter Gabrielle Shrager gave MyM many more words in an interview about the London-based zombie apocalypse sim. Meanwhile their games editor got to try the game out to make sure that it pushed all the right buttons! Rosario... 
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