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The Raid


Iko Uwais, Joe Taslim, Donny Alamsyah, Yayan Ruhian View All


Gareth Evans (Director), Gareth Evans (Writer) View All

Release: Nov. 29th, 2011
Runtime: 1 hour, 41 minutes
Deep in the heart of Jakarta's slums lies an impenetrable safe house for the world's most dangerous killers and gangsters. Until now, the run-down apartment block has been considered untouchable to even the bravest of police. Cloaked under the cover of pre-dawn darkness and silence, an elite swat team is tasked with raiding the safe house in order to take down the notorious drug lord that runs it. But when a chance encounter with a spotter...
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Pretty much every action beat and every heartbeat of our main characters is captured correctly and carefully, so that we feel the action instead of having our reaction time fumble with the fact that quick cuts and shaky cam just can't cut it quite the same.
And you know I really wouldn't mind a straightforward nearly plotless action movie with a nameless protagonist just kicking ass, but AGAIN some personality.