Few style guides mention this, but it’s nevertheless true that a Rolex wrapped around the fist can make an effective weapon in various self-defense and/or melee combat scenarios. While GQ will probably not give you this information, the international trailer for an upcoming Korean thriller called The Merciless illustrates it quite well.
The Merciless looks to be another brutally violent Korean action movie in the same general sphere as Oldboy or I Saw the Devil. This one is about a criminal’s rise through the underworld in and out of prison, with plenty of chases, fights, and other scenes that don’t require subtitles for English-speaking audiences.
You can see the official international trailer for The Merciless, not to be confused with the popular young adult novel of the same name, below. And for more, a safe bet might be to stay tuned to CJ Entertainment’s YouTube channel right here.
Here’s the trailer: