One of the most anticipated films of the 1st half of 2021, the remake of “Mortal Kombat” ended up dividing the opinion of the fans.
Now, a movie released by Netflix three years ago has gone viral to feature star Joe Taslim – who lives Sub-Zero – as the protagonist.
Entitled “The Night Chases Us”, the film is a hit with fans of the “Mortal Kombat” franchise, as it features the same reboot star, as well as bloody and violent scenes, brawls and action from start to finish. end.
After saving a girl’s life in a massacre, an elite assassin (Taslim) becomes the target of criminal attacks.
The almost non-stop action of the film is very well crafted by the director and screenwriter, which earned the film 91% critical approval on Rotten Tomatoes.
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Famous for his work on ‘The ABC of Death’ (2012), ‘V / H / S 2’ (2013) and ‘Headshot’ (2016), Tjahjanto manages to orchestrate the simple narrative in a grand way, trapping the viewer from the point of view of final credits.
Anyone who has enjoyed following Taslim’s quick movements in “Mortal Kombat” and the famous “Operation Invasion” will be in awe of the star’s skill in this film.
In one of the most memorable scenes, Ito is chased through a butcher shop and goes on his opponents with punches, kicks, and whatever is in front of him, even pieces of flesh and bones.
If all that wasn’t enough, the cast also includes Iko Waiss, a martial arts master who won over audiences on the “Wu Assassins” series, also available on Netflix.
The female cast is also present with Julie Estelle (“Headshot”), who stars in a clash against some of the Triad’s assassins in a clip that would make the actresses of “Mortal Kombat” jealous.
At the end of the plot, “A Noite Pursues Us” makes it clear that Asians have mastered the art of making a good action movie, something that should set an example for filmmakers looking to venture into it. sub-genre inspired by martial arts. cinema.
The cast also includes Salvita Decorte, Abiman Aryasatya, Zack Lee, Dian Sastrowardoyo, Hannah Al Rashid, Dimas Anggara, Asha Kenyeri Bermudez and Sunny Pang.
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