Tagged with Yayan Ruhian

Blu-ray Review: The Raid [MA15]

Blu-ray Review: The Raid [MA15]

Dir: Gareth Evans Starring: Iko Uwais, Yayan Ruhian, Joe Taslim, Donny Alamsyah, Pierre Gruno, Tegar Satrya, Ray Sahetapy The Film: The Raid is a film right up my alley, a mixture of action/martial arts/horror/thriller are all the elements that really make me tick as a film fan. There had been nothing but positive reviews and … Continue reading

Blu-ray Review: Merantau [MA15]

Blu-ray Review: Merantau [MA15]

Merantau was the first film in many years produced in Indonesia and it brought forth their martial arts Pencat Silat. That is a key component in this film, and I think after seeing this film many people will certainly want to know more (seek out Gareth Evan’s documentary Pencat Silat: The Martial Arts of Indonesia for more). The story here is about the ancient rite of passage known as ‘merantau’, which is from native Sumatra. Continue reading

THE RAID REVIEW

So yesterday I had the pleasure of being invited to a special screening of THE RAID. The film will hit Australian screens March 22nd, from the awesome folks at MadMan Films. Now I was pretty excited for this film, it looked to be right up my alley, a mixture of action/martial arts/horror/thriller you know all … Continue reading