The Mirrorball Man wrote:
I liked Dredd, though I have to admit that I liked it even more the first time around when it was called The Raid.
What an entirely unique and astute observation! I'm sure nobody has ever thought of it before.
...Also it's an entirely bogus comparison since outside of the general premise, Dredd and Raid are nothing alike.
was written and filmed about a year before The Raid
entered production; when Gareth Evans, the director of The Raid
, saw the first trailer for Dredd
, his reaction was essentially, "Oh, shit
, we need to get this movie out."