Iko Uwais

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Mar 3 2017

Headshot

Beginning with a bloody homage to a deleted sequence from Gareth Huw Evans’ The Raid 2 (UPDATE: in a Twitter conversation, The Mo Brothers confirmed this was merely similar, not an homage), Timo Tjahjanto and Kimo Stamboel’s Headshot rips the screen apart with unyielding violence. Considering the story, it’s entirely appropriate, as we go beyond […]
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Apr 4 2014

The Raid 2: Berandal

Jaw-dropping. Eye-popping. Astounding. Amazing. Let’s get those descriptors right out of the way immediately and get straight to the point: The Raid 2: Berandal is, in every way, a vast improvement over its predecessor, The Raid: Redemption, which was already a fantastic action film and one that (I would think) would be hard to top. […]
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Mar 23 2012

The Raid: Redemption

(This review was originally published on March 23, 2012 at Reel Film News) It’s been a while since I’ve had difficulty containing my excitement after watching an action flick. It’s been even longer since a movie has delivered tenfold on the promise of its trailer. “The Raid:Redemption”, a movie for which I might need to create […]
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