Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

The Raid

  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    2

    Zak Penn To Write 'The Karate Kid' Sequel & 'The Jetsons' Getting A Rewrite (Not By Kanye West, Unfortunately)

    It's time for some script news, and there's a lot of new word on scripts about established properties being lined up. Let's dive right into it.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    8

    Sony Believes In 'The Raid,' Picks Up Rights For The Sequel 'Berandal'

    The buzz for Gareth Evans' movie "The Raid" has become deafening following its screening at Sundance, where we called it, "A triumph of kicks, punches & unrelenting thrills.” Well not only is more ass-kicking on the way in a planned sequel entitled “Berandal,&rdquo...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    9

    SXSW Adds '21 Jump Street,' 'Do-Deca-Pentathalon,' 'Killer Joe,' 'Casa De Mi Padre' & More To Lineup

    Don't unpack that bag from Sundance too fast. SXSW in Austin, Texas is just around the corner and it has two things over Park City: spring heat and BBQ. With the film festival just over a month away, organizers have dropped their features lineup, and there will be some nice surprises for those m...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet
    10

    Gareth Evans Spills Details On 'The Raid' Sequel 'Berandal'; Has Trilogy In Mind

    "A triumph of kicks, punches & unrelenting thrills" is how we summarized Gareth Evans' movie "The Raid" after we saw it at the Sundance Film Festival last month. But we're not the only ones taken with the film. Riding a huge wave of buzz, and acquired by Sony Pictures...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    7 comments
    tweet
    20

    Sundance Review: 'The Raid' Is A Triumph Of Kicks, Punches & Unrelenting Thrills

    If you ever wanted a feature-length version of the scene from Tony Jaa’s “The Protector” where in one shot he literally fights his way up to the roof of a building filled with baddies, then “The Raid” is the movie for you. Although his two previous films failed to make ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    4 comments
    tweet
    10

    'The Raid,' 'Wuthering Heights,' 'Your Sister's Sister,' 'Monsieur Lazhar' & More Pack Their Bags For Sundance

    More news from Park City, as yesterday brought us the competition movies vying to win some awards at Sundance, and today brings more movies headed to the fest with an emphasis on world cinema and midnight offerings. So if you're lucky enough to be heading to Utah, here are some movies to note.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    7 comments
    tweet
    11

    Bloody International Trailer For 'The Raid' Proves Original Score Is Better Than The New One By Mike Shinoda

    You might as well consider "The Raid" one of the most hotly buzzed genre movies of next year. Arriving like a nuclear bomb at TIFF in the fall, the Gareth Evans-directed film wowed Midnight Madness crowds, was quickly snatched up by Sony who will remake it under their Screen Gems shingle, ...

    Read More »
    MORE: The Raid
  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet
    23

    Sony Pictures Classics To Bring 'The Raid' To Theaters In 2012

    While the fall festival and awards season is generally a time for movie lovers and critics to put on their serious faces and watch a bunch of arty films and dour dramas, sometimes you just want the thrill of a well-honed action movie to take the edge off. And at TIFF in September, audiences got that...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Screen Gems To Remake TIFF Midnight Madness Hit 'The Raid' Without Original Director

    At this year's Toronto International Film Festival, which proved relatively quiet in terms of breakout hits, one film has dominated the buzz among genre-fans: Indonesian actioner "The Raid." Focusing on a SWAT team attempting to take out a mobster in a tenement, and directed by ex-pat Welsh helmer ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    'Where Do We Go Now' & Midnight Madness Stunner 'The Raid' Win TIFF People's Choice Awards

    While there are no formal competition awards given out by the festival itself, over the past few years TIFF's Audience Award -- vote on by moviegoers -- has often been an augur of future Oscar success. "The King's Speech" (12 nominations, 4 wins including Best Picture), "Precious" (6 nominations, 2 wins), "Slumdog Millionaire" (10 nominations, 8 wins including Best Picture) and "Eastern Promises" (1 nomination) have all benefitted from the boost the honor bestows up on a picture. However, this year, TIFF attendees have gone with a pretty surprising choice -- a film that will unlikely be much of an awards player but will definitely see its pro...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • The Other WomanLeonard Maltin
  • CyborgCyborg Confirmed & Cast In 'Batman Vs. ...The Playlist
  • Newcomer Ray Fisher Will Play Superhero ...Shadow and Act