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    It's Real: New Trailer For 'Godzilla' Provides Closest Look At Monster Yet

    We are sometimes a curmudgeonly bunch here at The Playlist, especially when it comes to the tedious onslaught of summer movies. But we're not cold, heartless bastards who don't know how to have fun, and we have to say, we're pretty damn stoked for "Godzilla." Tonight a new trailer has been unleashed...

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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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