Avengement Blu-ray Review & Comments

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    1. Casimir Harlow

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      Where did you buy this?

      Love a good British smash fest!
       
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      I rented this in a local Redbox kiosk (in the U.S., where I'm located) on DVD and loved it so much I watched it again the next night, and paid the extra fee. We eventually went out and bought it on DVD, as it was really cheap at our local Wal Mart (apparently, it's only available on DVD in the U.S.) and I still feel like it's one of the best, if not THE best, action films of the past few years.

      Everything is here on radiant display -- quirky, hilarious British humor, Adkins kicking absolute ass, a sexy Brit bartender in a short, tight snakeskin skirt (I'm not kiddin'!), well-staged action sequences and more. The only downside is that there was a bit too much vulgarity in it (every other word is the F-Bomb, and while I don't normally mind this, it got too excessive after awhile; even the C-Word is thrown around, with the aforementioned female bartender character using it from time to time).

      But if you're looking for a film packed wall-to-wall with incredible, visceral hand-to-hand fight sequences this side of The Raid: Redemption, look no further. This was a joy to add to our DVD collection (can't believe I'm still adding to it when we should be continuing to build the Blu-ray/Ultra HD Blu-ray collection!).
       
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      Nice review again, Cas.
      I wasn't expecting much as I'm not a fan of Fairbrass or Moran and I'd never heard of the lead but it was better than I thought it'd be.
      Not a patch on Brawl In Cell Block 99 imo though.
       
    5. Casimir Harlow

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      It's available as of today at all the usual places, Amazon etc. but you could always enter the comp if you're prepared to wait a couple of weeks to find out whether you won - worth a shot!
       
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      Agreed, Brawl was excellent. But for comparison's sake, this is a low budget variation (with Wick and Snatch/Lock Stock infused) even if a direct comparison is pretty unforgiving.
       
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      This is dire and endless drivel. Well, I say that but I gave up a ways in as it was just too painful and I'm not 12 any more.
      The bar hostage scene looks more like it's going to break into a Bravo gay sex film at any moment and the prison scenes are just crazy bad, although having bits of well choreographed fights.
      A veritable (you) slag heap that needs clean air disposal.
       
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      Thanks for the review Cas, i have this on order should arrive by the weekend. :)
       

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