Posts tagged with "Iko Uwais"

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... 

Win The Raid T-shirt, Poster and Blu-ray!

Win The Raid T-shirt, Poster and Blu-ray!
Following on from our past fantastic competitions, the MCM Buzz is delighted to offer, courtesy of Momentum Pictures, one lucky reader the chance to win a copy of the fantastic action movie The Raid on Blu-ray, together with an amazing movie poster and exclusive T-shirt. It’s an intense, virtually non-stop series of unbelievable fight sequences set to an electrifying kick-ass score by Linkin Park vocalist, keyboardist and rhythm guitarist Mike Shinoda... 

The Raid review

The Raid review
Sometimes you’ll come across an action film with a stunt that’s so unbelievable that it causes you to gasp in amazement. The Raid will cause the same reaction, except it won’t just happen once, but on numerous occasions throughout the film. The buzz on The Raid started to build after it played the Toronto Film Festival back in September 2011. For a small film that has come out of Indonesia, with a no holds barred approach to action, it turns... 

The Raid Redemption Trailer and Poster

The Raid Redemption Trailer and Poster
Ever since it premiered at the Toronto Film Festival, the buzz on The Raid has been through the roof. One look at the trailer and it’s pretty easy to see why. An Indonesian action film from Welsh writer/director Gareth Evans, the action has been described as non-stop… literally, with a collection of shootouts, fist-fights and extreme stunts. The set up involves Rama (Iko Uwais), a rookie cop who is part of a team sent to a run down apartment block... 
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