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RE: The Raid - 29/1/2013 1:58:13 PM   
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I watched the Blu Ray last night and is it just me, or is the picture quite bad? I can't be sure as I recently got a new plasma TV and I'm getting used to it.


There's quite a few scenes where it does look a tad wonky, but I put that down to compression more than anything else.

I tried some films to contrast and compare and they looked just fine.

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RE: The Raid - 29/1/2013 2:53:05 PM   
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I watched it on dvd recently and it looked fine.Another case where the dvd is a better watch than the blu ray.

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RE: The Raid - 29/1/2013 3:19:10 PM   
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The Blu-Ray is representative of the source, it's a very low budget, intentionally grimey looking film shot digitally in low light, it was never going to pop off the screen. That said, I'd still expect it to outshine the DVD in overall detail, colour reproduction and black levels. If anyone thinks the DVD looks "better" though, be my guest.

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RE: The Raid - 29/1/2013 4:25:19 PM   
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On a different note, if you're interested in following it, Mr. Evans is currently tweeting daily updates of the Berandal shoot.

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RE: The Raid - 11/8/2014 7:00:45 PM   
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So...The Raid 2 is a bit fucking awesome isn't it? Bloody (quite literally) epic film making!

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RE: The Raid - 12/8/2014 8:35:14 AM   
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It is good yes although it's too long IMO. I've seen it twice now and i enjoyed i more 2nd time around but i genuinely feel it should be shorter.

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RE: The Raid - 13/8/2014 5:58:23 PM   
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The fight scene with iko and Mad dog was so badass and the film in gereral is amazing.
check out my review for the Raid on my blog

http://booksdragonsanddietcoke.com/2014/08/13/man-movie-alert-the-raidredemption/

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RE: The Raid - 13/8/2014 8:51:17 PM   
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It is good yes although it's too long IMO. I've seen it twice now and i enjoyed i more 2nd time around but i genuinely feel it should be shorter.


Hard not to agree with this to at least some extent, it could do with 15 minutes or so trimming from the mid-section, just to up the pace a bit.

Mind you, when that last 45 minutes kick-in with that series of assassinations, holy shiiiiiiiit!

One of my favourite cinema experiences this year actually, had to travel quite a way at some ungodly hour to catch a screening, but there was maybe 20 or so guys including me and a friend in the cinema, all clearly lapping it up, with people laughing out loud at the absurdly violent action sequences, the epic final scrap in the kitchen even got a round of applause.

Great film.

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RE: The Raid - 17/8/2014 11:11:25 AM   
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I really loved this movie and I don't have any big complaints with it ...badass indeed.

I like it more than the sequel.

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