The Raid 2 was one of my most anticipated movies of this year and after all the hyperbolic buzz coming out of Sundance, I was preparing myself for the best action movie experience of all time. This is not happen.
What I did get was standard martial arts movie fare. For me, the most engaging aspect of the first Raid movie is that it stripped back a lot of the bloat that often plagues modern fight movies like expository dialog,…
As much as I enjoyed this film, I couldn't help but feel somewhat underwhelmed walking out of the cinema the first time I saw 'Rises', placated the second time and a little confused the third time.
Vertebrae punching and long-drop hangings aside, Bruce’s imprisonment was the most confusing part of his ‘rising’ where he must relearn fear in order to escape and save Gotham.
Is he discovering a desire to live as a man and kill his reliance on living…