Tag Archive: Apartment buildings


Starring: Iko Uwais, Joe Taslim, Donny Alamsyah, Yayan Ruhian & Pierre Gruno
Written and directed by Gareth Evans

When an elite SWAT team raids an apartment building run by a vicious drug lord, they find themselves trapped and under siege by the gangster’s well armed bodyguards and tenants.


Plot dies a gory
death – but at least it’s a cool,
martial art-y death.

Grade: B


c2012
By Daniel J. Hoag
The Raid: Redemption is available on Blu-ray and DVD tomorrow.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1899353/

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Starring: Jay Baruchel, Scott Speedman & Emily Hampshire
Written and directed by Jacob Tierney

With their neighborhood under siege from a serial killer, three apartment building residents allow dark secrets to turn their relationships deadly.


Unlikeable creeps,
plot holes are murder. Also:
don’t let your cats watch.

Grade: C


c2011
By Daniel J. Hoag
Good Neighbors is available on Blu-ray and DVD on 9/27/11.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1576440/

Starring: Hilary Swank, Jeffrey Dean Morgan & Christopher Lee
Written by Antti J. Jokinen & Robert Orr
Directed by Antti J. Jokinen

A woman is stalked by her landlord.


Things are bad when a
two-time Oscar winner needs
a “paycheck” movie.

Grade: C


c2011
By Daniel J. Hoag
The Resident is available on Blu-ray and DVD on 3/29/11.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1334102/