This week we are discussing the 2011 film, The Raid also known as the The Raid Redemption depending on your region.
The Raid was written and directed by Welsh filmmaker Gareth Evans and stars Iko Uwais as a rookie cop called Rama.
The IMDB plot summary for the Raid is “A S.W.A.T. team becomes trapped in a tenement run by a ruthless mobster and his army of killers and thugs.”
Sources and other links:
The Raid wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Raid_(2011_film)
Rossatron Unleashing Havoc: The Journey to Gareth Evans’ New Film video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vfV95TaYFqs
The Raid UK Blu-ray bonus features
Berandal Teaser Trailer: https://youtu.be/Dt9QgOK0S30
The Raid 2 Bathroom Scene: https://youtu.be/OuvVdpM8z6k
Roger Ebert The Raid Redemption Review: https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/the-raid-redemption-2012
Pencak Silat info: http://www.pencaksilat.co.uk/pencak-silat.html
Joe Carnahan talks about his version of The Raid: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHgcG2adljk
The Raid Remake Gets New Title, Is Technically Not a ‘Raid’ Remake Anymore: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-IQKv0jAbBI
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