The Raid 2

  • April 17, 2014 · 8:15 PM
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It was something of a surprise when 'The Raid' a low budget film from Indonesia directed by a man from Merthyr Tydfil turned out to be one of the greatest action films ever made. Rather than accept the Hollywood offers that flooded in director Gareth Evans and star Iko Uwais have stayed in Indonesia for an equally incredible follow up. This time not a simple action film but a crime epic as super cop Rama tackles crime and corruption on the mean streets of Jakarta. The film has received excellent reviews including scores of 8.9/10 at IMDB and 94% audience rating at Rotten Tomartoes.

The film starts at 8:45pm. I have set start time for 8pm so we can meet for a drink first (can anyone suggest somewhere?)

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  • David

    Entertaining enough if overlong. I feel the first RAID is still the better film, because I like the simple structure of it.

    April 20, 2014

  • Brian S.

    Very different from the original film but even more brutal! Some of the gaps between the action were overlong but I was entertained throughout. As the cinema wasn't busy we tried out the Premier seats - they seemed to be just as uncomfortable as the cheap seats but for different reasons!

    1 · April 18, 2014

    • Connor C.

      I agree, the movie was awesome such a shame I had to leave near the end due to bus times.

      April 19, 2014

  • David

    Enjoyable evening.

    April 18, 2014

  • Connor C.

    Thank you. See you tomorrow.

    April 16, 2014

  • Brian S.

    Please meet outside the cinema from 8:15pm. It being equivalent to a Friday night all the town centre pubs will be rammed. At this cinema you are allocated a seat so we shall buy tickets together. I shall have a Meetup sign or badge will also send all attendees my mobile

    April 16, 2014

  • David

    As for the pre film drink, there's an O'Neill's literally across the road from the cinema. Never tried it but it probably serves beer...

    April 16, 2014

  • Dom

    Hey Brain, really want to see this but cant make 17th. Let me know if your'e able to move it, if not no worries!

    Dom

    April 14, 2014

    • Brian S.

      Would have suggested another date but as others have now signed up I can't move it.

      April 15, 2014

  • Brian S.

    Date should have said April 17th not April 25th - now amended

    April 13, 2014

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