Gareth Evans
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The Best Films of 2014
29 Dec 2014 // 8:06 PM

Spanning a Truffaut-indebted magnum opus to a comeback vehicle for Michael Keaton, this collection of films is an eclectic representation of 2014's best.

The Best Films of 2012
27 Jan 2013 // 4:10 PM

From popcorn perfection to animation experimentation, foreign finesse and good old Hollywood hokum, 2012 delivered the shiny cinematic goods and then some. Here are our choices for the titles that took on the challenge, and won.


'The Raid 2' Is a Ballet of Contorted Bodies
28 Mar 2014 // 5:59 AM

Shot from multiple angles with slow motion and rapid-fast cuts, the choreography in The Raid 2 ranges from extraordinary to flat out, in the mud unconscious.


A Gonzo 'Godfather': 'The Raid 2 - Berandal'
11 Apr 2014 // 12:45 AM

Taking the unknown Indonesian martial art form and marrying it to a simple (the first film) and overly complex (the second) scenario, Gareth Evans has reinvented the action movie once again.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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