Released back in 1999, The Boondock Saints, in a dumbfounding fashion, has become a cult hit, even leading to an unwatchable sequel. Riding off of the film’s success, producer Chris Brinker has embarked on his directorial debut and, unsurprisingly, it’s heading straight to the bargain bin.
Today we’ve got the first trailer for the action drama, titled Bad Country, which finds Willem Dafoe as a detective who is looking to track down a killer (Matt Dillon). With a trailer that looks to be cut together in iMovie and pounding out cliche after cliche, it’s a good advertisement to avoid this one. Check it out below, along with the poster, for the film also starring Amy Smart, Tom Berenger, Bill Duke and Neal McDonough.
Bad Country is expected to go straight to DVD sometime this year.
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, TFS’ Dan Mecca, writer Danny King and I briefly discuss Ivan Reitman‘s Draft Day, starring Kevin Costner, before diving into a feature review of Jonathan Glazer’s sci-fi drama Under the Skin, starring Scarlett Johansson. Following that, we take a look at the films coming to [...]
Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. If we were provided screener copies, we’ll have our own write-up, but if that’s not the case, one can find official descriptions from the distributors. Check out [...]
With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we believe it’s our duty to highlight the recent, recommended titles that have recently hit the interwebs. Every week, one will be able to see the cream of the crop (or perhaps some simply interesting picks) of [...]
In theaters now, Ivan Reitman‘s new film, Draft Day, does quite a bit with a hard subject. Part of that is the writing, but a lot of the success on screen is due to the amassing of talent Reitman manages and the flash he implants into ordinary scenes. The life of a GM during a tumultuous and pressure-packed [...]