‘Apostle’ Review: Something Awesome This Way Comes

Gareth Evans, who garnered praise for his ambitious and tight-fisted The Raid: Redemption and The Raid 2, makes a surprising and deliriously successful left hand turn with his Apostle, a thriller which serves up a gumbo pot of influences yet thankfully serves up a unique flavor of its own.   It’s 1905, and Dan Stevens … Continue reading ‘Apostle’ Review: Something Awesome This Way Comes

‘The Raid 2’ Interview: Director Gareth Evans Elaborates on Visual Style

The beauty of Gareth Evans' The Raid and The Raid 2 lies in the operatic quality of his action sequences. Their main strengths lie in the pure, visceral thrill of it all, but thankfully these moments are intricately planned and designed by Mr. Evans and his cinematographers (Matt Flannery and Dimas Iman Subhono are the DPs) This … Continue reading ‘The Raid 2’ Interview: Director Gareth Evans Elaborates on Visual Style