Xyz Films Raises $100 Million in Production Financing

Los Angeles-based production, sales and management outfit Xyz Films has raised $100 million in production financing across a slate of 15 to 20 films. Venture capital firm Ipr.Vc, based in Helsinki, ...

‘The Raid’ Star Iko Uwais Will Teach ‘Snake Eyes’ the Way of the Sword in the G.I. Joe Spin-Off

‘The Raid’ Star Iko Uwais Will Teach ‘Snake Eyes’ the Way of the Sword in the G.I. Joe Spin-Off Iko Uwais kicked so much ass in the Indonesian action movie The Raid and the even more brutal sequel The Raid 2, and we’re wondering why no mainstream action movie has yet taken advantage of his ...

Iko Uwais in talks to join G.I. Joe spin-off Snake Eyes

The first G.I. Joe spin-off is in the works and THR has word that Iko Uwais, the bad-ass star of The Raid and The Raid 2, is currently in negotiations to join the cast of Snake Eyes. Centered around ...

Film Review: The Raid 2: Berandal (2014) by Gareth Evans

The 2011 film was a clear example that there is nothing wrong with simplicity if it’s executed correctly. Then it went and became one of the best action films of the last decades, and ended becoming a ...

10 Best Fights From The Raid Movies, Ranked

In 2011 Gareth Evans wrote and directed The Raid: Redemption, an Indonesian action film showcasing the most talented martial artists the country has to offer. It is brimming with scene after scene of ...

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum Review

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum is a gunsmoke hazy, bloody-knuckle ruthless, impossibly badass Wickian continuation. Every offered and foreseeable ass is proficiently kicked. Or karate chopped. Or ...

Mira Lesmana Sets Up Indonesian Remake of Cj’s ‘Sunny’

Indonesia’s Miles Film and Korea’s Cj Entertainment are to co-produce an Indonesian remake of Korean hit “Sunny.” The film is a female-driven dramedy about a group of adult friends who reunite 20 ...

Strike Back: An Interview with Daniel MacPherson

Padraig Cotter Feb 6, 2019 We get inside the mind of Strike Back: Revolution's Wyatt in this interview with actor Daniel MacPherson. Strike Back returns to Cinemax for its seventh season, with ...

Comic Book Review – The Raid #4

Calum Petrie reviews The Raid #4… Bejo’s unique henchmen are at the door, Teja can not hide in the prison and the guards are being bought off. This is how we start the final issue of The Raid. Rama ...

‘The Raid #4′ Review (Titan Comics)

Written by Alex Paknadel | Art by Budi Setiawan | Published by Titan Comics Last issue was an absolute stormer, helped in part by Alex Paknadel taking over as scripter from Ollie Masters. Masters ...

‘The Raid #3′ Review

Written by Alex Paknadel | Art by Budi Setiawan | Published by Titan Comics Last issue, in the common vernacular, it was all kicking off. Good guy, bad guy, didn’t matter, everyone was facing ...

(Spoilers) Gareth Evans Explains How Advice from His Father Influence Torture Scene in Apostle

Apostle is the latest film helmed by writer/director Gareth Evans, and the period horror piece is quite a departure from the auteur’s past works. One of the most impactful scenes involves a torture ...

Apostle: The Influences of Gareth Evans Netflix Horror Movie

Matthew Schuchman Oct 20, 2018 Gareth Evans' new horror movie is streaming on Netflix, and he tells us about what went into the making of Apostle. Gareth Evans hit the film industry like a freight ...

Gareth Evans on ‘Apostle’ and Creating His Creepy Mythology

It's not often a filmmaker comes along with a movie that makes them legions of instant fans the way Gareth Evans did with his action masterpiece The Raid (and it's equally brilliant sequel). Naturally ...

‘The Night Comes for Us’ Review: The Cast of ‘The Raid’ Crash Netflix with a Numbingly Relentless Action Movie

“You can’t kill what’s already dead,” someone gurgles towards the end of Timo Tjahjanto’s “The Night Comes for Us,” and while that assessment may be true, the recent onslaught of bone-crunching ...

‘Apostle’: Gareth Evans Left ‘The Raid’ Behind to Imagine a Sinister Cult, Inspired by British Folk Horror and Caravaggio

‘Apostle’: Gareth Evans Left ‘The Raid’ Behind to Imagine a Sinister Cult, Inspired by British Folk Horror and Caravaggio Welsh director Gareth Evans burst onto the scene in 2011 with his searing action film, “The Raid,” which showcases the traditional Indonesian martial art Pencak Silat. The film was a huge hit, leading ...

New to Streaming: ‘Sorry to Bother You,’ ‘Apostle,’ ’22 July,’ ‘The Kindergarten Teacher,’ and More

With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’re highlighting the noteworthy titles that have recently hit platforms. Check ...

Film Review: ‘Apostle’

Film Review: ‘Apostle’ After a failed first feature that practically no one saw, Welsh director Gareth Evans traveled all the way to Jakarta to jump-start his career, helming a stunning trio of whiplash-fast action movies ...

Review: ‘Apostle’ is a Tense Journey Enveloped in Lunacy

Coming off of the success of The Raid: Redemption and its sequel, The Raid 2, the anticipated path for Welsh director Gareth Evans may not have been a horror film by way of 70s cult thrillers. Yet on ...

Gareth Evans Reveals What the Story of ‘The Raid 3′ Would Have Been

Last week, we reported that The Raid director Gareth Evans was giving up on pursuing The Raid 3. Evans said: The Raid 1 and 2 were incredible for me, but I just didn’t want to be doing The Raids all ...

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