The first half is way too plot driven for a fight flick like this. It was from the lack of plot in the original The Raid that gave the first one so much space for action packed fighting and less space for bullshit.
We can all agree that in most cases martial art actors have lackluster sensual acting abilities and charisma and for these Indonesian actors there's no exception.
I can understand how Evans wanted take a big step up…
A "comedy" that takes itself so seriously to the point that it becomes unintentionally depressing. It's like someone tried to write a realistic family drama film but failed drastically and because of this decided to write some tame jokes in between each scene and mindlessly label it as a comedy.
The most brilliant and genius novel I've ever read adapted perfectly, not in a sense that it is as good as the novel, but in a sense that it couldn't have been done better.
A thrilling black comedy with humor that I find hilarious and phenomenal performances with masterful dialogue.
What could one want more than that?
The past two days have been wonderful. My first experience with Wong Kar-Wai was yesterday with In The Mood For love. It was an unique experience that I probably will remember far in the future. I have to say its title is very appropriate, not only because it's exactly what the character feel in the film but also put me in the mood for more love-story films and Wong Kar-Wai.
Now I've recently watched Chungking Express and to say the…