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Week in Film: Captain America 2, Dom Hemingway and More

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.01.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Maybe it's because the studio movies at this time of year are so universally dreadful, but I find myself drawn to the smaller films that bite and snarl and generally have bad manners: Bad Words, The Raid 2 and, this week, Dom Hemingway.

Week in Film: The Raid 2, Noah and More

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.27.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Darren Aronofsky is one of the most visionary directors of his generation, a filmmaker who isn't afraid to challenge an audience or to entertain it. I may not always like his films but they always give me a lot to think about.

Is 'The Raid 2' Worth Your Money?

AP | DAVID ROONEY | Posted 03.27.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leaving behind the original's grungy Jakarta tenement setting for the luxurious hangouts of Indonesia's organized crime overlords...

Live From the Sundance Film Festival: Wednesday, Jan. 22

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.25.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

My last day at the Sundance Film Festival ended with a big bang: The Raid 2, Gareth Evans' sequel to his eye-popping 2011 action film The Raid. And it was a good day prior to that, with a pair of mysterious films -- one a sci-fi thriller, one a marital comedy -- and most of an eye-opening documentary.

Mike Ryan

How To Build An Improbable, Violent, Indie Action Franchise

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Gareth Evans directed "The Raid 2," which premiered Tuesday night at the Sundance Film Festival to much acclaim, but as my interview with the 33-year-...

Mike Ryan

'The Raid 2' Storms Sundance

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

It was a strange debut on Tuesday night for one of the most anticipated movies of the Sundance Film Festival, “The Raid 2.” First of all, for some...