WHAT'S HOT?
Home > Movie > R > The Raid: Redemption > Reviews

The Raid: Redemption Reviews

The Raid: Redemption

Overview


Genre :

Action

Release Date :

March 23, 2012 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Gareth Evans

Starring :

Iko Uwais, Donny Alamsyah, Yayan Ruhian, Ray Sahetapy, Joe Taslim, Pierre Gruno, Tegar Satrya, Iang Darmawan, Eka Rahmadia, Verdi Solaiman, Alfridus Godfred

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

“..ultra-violent action movies don't get much more exciting or inventive than this kick-ass feature from Indonesia..”
by David Rooney [Hollywood Reporter]
“..the scenario is simple but effective - and not as complicated as the film's back story..”
by Mark Jenkins [NPR]
Review rate : A-

“..the objective is simple, the twists are predictable, and the performances are good but secondary to the fisticuffs..”
by Matt Goldberg [Collider]
“..the intense and inventive action scenes that are unquestionable brutal while still being highly entertaining..”
by Allison Loring [FilmSchoolRejects]
4.5 of 5

“..the fighting style is viciously violent and brutally bloody and this film does not shy away from all of the gorey good stuff..”
by Tim Hannigan [Horror-Movies.ca]
“..that the viewer is able to guess many of the plot twists and story revelations in advance is beside the point..”
by Ernest Hardy [Village Voice]
3.5 of 4

“..some action moves so fast as to be a blur of bone breaks..”
by Scott Bowles [USA Today]
“..offers a continuous sequence of action with a clear and effective premise..”
by Robert Koehler [Variety]
Review rate : B+

“..no frills scenario and almost relentless violence..”
by Eric D. Snider [Film.com]
2.5 of 4

“..near the end, the fight choreography grows more impressively complicated, and the camera takes in more of it as the shots stretch out in length..”
by Michael Phillips [Chicago Tribune]
“..it's claustrophobic, tense, ultraviolent - and fun..”
by David Lewis [San Francisco Chronicle]
4.5 of 5

“..it works superbly..”
by James Rocchi [MSN Movies]
Review rate : B-

“..he makes The Expendables look like 12 Angry Men..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
4.5 of 5

“..brilliantly, The Raid logically works its way through fight choreography that begins with automatic weapons and ends with hand to hand combat..”
by Brad Miska [Bloody Disgusting]
3.5 of 4

“..action directors, the gauntlet has been thrown down..”
by Peter Howell [Toronto Star]

Reader's Reviews


Screen Name
Rate This Movie
Please Enter   
Comment
 
 
 
RSS
FB
Twitter

LATEST REVIEWS

THE CONGRESS :

“..Ari Folman, however, is a filmmaker who, almost to a fault is, determined to make movies in his own inimitable way..”
by Jordan Hoffman [Film.com]

LUCKY IN LOVE :

“..is the typical Hallmark Channel movie with a light-hearted story, some beautiful people and some OK acting..”
by [Movieman's Guide to the Movies]

THE NOVEMBER MAN :

“..overly familiar spy film serves its star well..”
by John DeFore [Hollywood Reporter]

PREDESTINATION :

“..sibling filmmakers Peter and Michael Spierig offer a skillful and atmospheric adaptation of Robert A. Heinlein's 1960 short story " - All You Zombies - ," and if it's better in the intimate early stages than in the more grandiose later passages..”
by Justin Chang [Variety]

FELONY :

“..thanks to Saville's tightly controlled direction and a superlative cast, the mere exchange of glances builds as much suspense as the kinetic action sequence that opens the pic..”
by Ronnie Scheib [Variety]

THE PRINCE :

“..the action sequences are competently directed, but exhibit virtually no flair or invention, as Patric simply stands there shooting at waves of anonymous henchmen until they all fall down..”
by Andrew Barker [Variety]

ANOTHER ME :

“..the ham-fisted script is incapable of a multilayered approach, while the helming and editing are at the level of mediocre TV..”
by Jay Weissberg [Variety]

MARDAANI :

“..a bland version of Liam Neeson's Taken..”
by Sukanya Verma [rediff.com]

THE ONE I LOVE :

“..so is this terrific movie..”
by Joe Neumaier [NY Daily News]

KINK :

“..the movie often feels like a full-length ad for a great workplace, which just happens to stash whips and chains in the stationery closet..”
by Elizabeth Weitzman [NY Daily News]