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    Watch: Gareth Evans Breaks Down Ambush In The Nightclub Scene From 'The Raid 2'

    Once a week, The New York Times has a great feature called “Anatomy of a Scene” where a film director provides insight on his or her thought process behind the construction of a particular sequence. And given the fact that “The Raid 2” comes out on a limited release today, it only makes sense that G...

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    Review: 'The Raid 2' Brings Better Fights, But Still A Slightly Reduced Echo Of Its Predecessor

    When “The Raid” started on the festival circuit in 2011 in Toronto, it was a bloody blast of fresh air, with incredible action sequences throughout an energetically and expressively shot film with amazing stunt work and bone-crushing fight scenes captured with fluid camerawork, long takes and a gidd...

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    Gareth Evans on the 'Liberating' Experience of Making 'The Raid' Sequel Despite it Being So 'F*cking Hard'

    When the first "Raid" played South by Southwest a few years ago, it was prefaced by an introduction from director Gareth Evans. He walked out, in front of the sold out, 1100-seat audience crammed into the Paramount theater, and said five words: "I hope you like violence." Then he left the stage. Tha...

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    Review: 'The Raid 2' Is One of the Great Action Films of Recent Memory

    "The Raid 2" is grander and superior to its predecessor in every conceivable way.

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    Watch: Insanely Intense Action-Packed Trailer for 'The Raid 2: Berandal'

    Kung fu movies appear surprisingly rarely stateside, but when one of them hits theaters, it hits hard. Writer/director Gareth Evans now brings us "The Raid 2: Berandal," the sequel to his epic martial arts flick "The Raid: Redemption". The film, which promises to bring even more heart-pounding actio...

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    Watch: Bloody Hammers In NSFW Clip From ‘The Raid 2’ Plus 30 Minute Talk With Gareth Evans & New Pics

    If the original film, “The Raid: Redemption," was a police raid/non-stop bloodbath in a Jakarta tenement building for 100 minutes, then “The Raid 2: Berandal,” takes the film to a logical conclusion: a relentless slaughter for 2.5 hours. Ok, there’s actually some plot: it’s a big crime epic, but the...

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    Gareth Evans Says 'The Raid 3' A Few Years Away Plus 10-Minute Featurette For 'The Raid 2'

    “Enjoy the violence,” Gareth Evans recently told a Los Angeles audience prior to a screening of "The Raid 2," and it seems his fans certainly are. While the relentless "The Raid" put Evans on the map, "The Raid 2" looks to obliterate it, with a supersized, two hour plus serving of madness and mayhem...

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    Win Tickets To Los Angeles Screening Of ‘The Raid 2’ Plus Q&A With Diretor Gareth Evans

    For fans of visceral, precisely orchestrated action director Gareth Evans might be the best filmmaker to come down the pike in ages. His latest, “The Raid 2: Berandal,” a sequel to the ever-popular “The Raid,” continues where the last movie left off and pounds the viewer with 2.5 hour of intense act...

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    Sundance Review: Gareth Evans' ‘The Raid 2’ Improves On The Action In A Follow-Up That’s Both Lesser And Longer

    When “The Raid” started on the festival circuit in 2011 in Toronto, it was a bloody blast of fresh air, with incredible action sequences throughout an energetically and expressively shot film with amazing stunt work and bone-crushing fight scenes captured with fluid camerawork, long takes and a gidd...

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    Sundance Review: 'The Raid 2' Is One Of the Great Action Films Of Recent Memory

    This is a feat that raises the bar for modern action filmmaking, and while claims of its stature as greatest action film of all time might sound premature, they aren't unwarranted.

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