Every so often there comes along a piece of work, an offering so artistically beyond its contemporaries that it not only surpaces them but makes them obsolete. This is the effect The Raid: Redemption has on it’s viewers; this is the type of find you want to be the first to reveal to your social circle. Brutal, calculated, intense, pulsating, vivid and intoxicating; in short The Raid is quite possibly the best action movie, pound for bone breaking bloody pound, that you may ever see (this is not an overstatement). Every nuonce, every punch, kick, block, sequence and even grunt executed with delicate care. Do not think the best scenes are in the trailer, it would be impossible to choose summary scenes for this movie. Everyone in theater left thinking “How can I watch another action movie again after this?”. I purposefully have told you nothing about the film. Research and find out about this gem yourself. I was having a bad day and this was just the treat I needed. Your welcome.
Go see it and remember I put you on.