Uwe Boll's Thread Of Eternal Shame

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I had the opportunity to view BloodRayne this weekend. Wow, what an incoherent film. I've never seen such a group of disparate actors ALL looking so damn bored. Michelle Rodriguez is the only one in the movie who seems to be giving a damn and instead of admiring her professionalism you just feel sorry for her, like she wasn't in on the joke.

Oh, Ben Kingsley is the most evil vampire in the land? Well Uwe, why don't you show him actually doing something evil instead of having him spend the entire film scowling in his castle?

This movie also features the most unjustified sex scene outside of a porno flick I think I've ever seen. Hm, I've just awakened from a terrible nightmare featuring my father. You know, the one who raped and killed my mother while I watched as a young child. I know what'll take the edge off! I'll seduce that strapping buck that has me imprisoned in this jail cell. Climbing the bars should give me some much-needed humping leverage!

All in all, I'd say it's a step up from House of the Dead, but a step down from Alone in the Dark.

From IMDB's trivia:
The half-naked prostitutes in the scene with Leonid (Meat Loaf) are actually real Romanian prostitutes. According to director Uwe Boll (at the Stockholm International Film Festival) it was cheaper to hire real prostitutes than actresses.
And for all you feminists out there, a quote from Uwe himself regarding their performances:
"They were better than actors. We looked for local Romanian actresses, but there they are all from the theater and act very broadly. For 150 euros a piece the whores would be naked and do as they were told. It was better.”
Still, it's kind of creepy to go on IMDB and see just how many people want him to die in violent ways and/or unabashedly fantasize about what Geneva Convention-ignoring things they'd like to do to him if they ever saw him in person. Has ANY person in the history of cinema ever been hated this much?
 
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Uwe Boll wants to fight you!

Now here's something Hollywood really should get into, could even be a Pay Per View event! Seen the film Alone In The Dark. Didn't like it? Why not batter the crap out of it's director!

Uwe is now challenging the critics that failed to watch his films prior to reviewing or commenting, “TO PUT UP OR SHUT UP!” Towards the end of the filming of the POSTAL the 5 most outspoken critics will be flown into Vancouver and supplied with hotel rooms. As a guest of Uwe Boll they will be given the chance to be an extra / stand-in in POSTAL and have the opportunity to put on boxing gloves and enter a BOXING RING to fight Uwe Boll

mooks out

PS "Mister Lucas there's three guys with baseball bats and no life to see you!"
 

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Geez, looks like Uwe's a guy who can't take criticism. "You don't like my movie? Then I hurt you!"
 

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Geez, looks like Uwe's a guy who can't take criticism. "You don't like my movie? Then I hurt you!"
Boy he'd better hope all the people who don't like his movies don't turn up.... :D
 

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There is a catch though. You have to be a published movie critic for at least a year and you have to be in his weight class (he's not very big).



P.S. Is anyone else confused as to how someone can feel that Postal would make a good movie?
 

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P.S. Is anyone else confused as to how someone can feel that Postal would make a good movie?
It's never stopped him before...
 
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Another In The Name of The King trailer:

www.inthenameoftheking.com/trailer/dsnew.mov

The nice people at Twitch are calling it a guilty pleasure:

www.twitchfilm.net/archives/006587.html

but I'm unconvinced. It just looks like he has gone "We'll do LotR-lite and jazz it it up using some wires" and it just doesn't work (techncially both havles of that equation don't look that good and they clearly have been crudely jammed together into some kind of Frankenfilm - does this count towards my getting to smack the crap out of Boll?).
 
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But before Postal you will get a taste of Boll's Seed:

June 15: More details on Uwe Boll’s SEED

We first told you here that Uwe Boll (pictured), in addition to his latest video-game-based features, is preparing to shoot an “extreme horror film” called SEED in Vancouver this July. Today Fango got some more information on the plot of the movie (which Boll also scripted), which is based on a true story that occurred in Seattle in 1972. According to federal law, any Death Row prisoner who survives three jolts in the electric chair lasting 15 seconds each is allowed to go free; the film focuses on Sam Seed, an insane mass murderer who has a date with Old Sparky. “After three attempts to electrocute, complete with boiling blood that steeps from his eyes, he’s still alive,” according to the synopsis. “The executioner, Warden Wright and the doctor collectively agree that the breathing Seed be pronounced dead. He is bound and buried alive. After biting and clawing his way to the surface, Seed, the bloodsoaked, enraged madman, is now bent on vengeance.”

We’re further promised that “The reign of violence that follows will redefine the boundaries of extreme gore, physical and mental torture explored through cinema.” The cast is led by Will Sanderson (from Boll’s HOUSE OF THE DEAD, BLOODRAYNE and upcoming IN THE NAME OF THE KING), Michael Paré (also from BLOODRAYNE), Ralf (THE SCORPION KING) Moeller and Andrew (SHADOWBUILDER) Jackson. Boll will promote the movie at the Vancouver science fiction/fantasy convention Timeless Destinations, which runs July 31-August 6. The director will appear on stage with his SEED cast, show clips from that film and IN THE NAME OF THE KING and host tours of the SEED set. Proceeds from the show will go to Make-A-Wish and other charities; click on the convention link for more details. —Michael Gingold
www.fangoria.com/news_article.php?id=6300

Sounds bloody awful.
 

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I managed to see Uwe's German film The First Semester. It was harmless fun about a young man who, in order to inherit his grandfather's fortune, must pass all of his college courses AND find a suitably classy girlfriend. Evil stepdad and his hired slut make it difficult for him, of course.

I've also recently watched Uwe's German film Barschel: Murder in Geneva? I'm sorry, haters. But this is a decent movie. It's a minimalist docudrama recreating the final hours of German politician Uwe Barschel's bizarre "suicide" in a Switzerland hotel. There's Oliver Stone-y conspiranoia on display here, but it works. I've found almost nothing in English relating to Barschel's death. It really sounds like an intriguing story. Anyone?

So yes, stop the presses. Once upon a time, Uwe Boll made a good film.
 

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Here's Uwe's boxing match:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjM2w5FOPQw

Possibly the lamest example of the sport of all time ever in history. Apparently Uwe is semi-professional, which he neglected to mention earlier. Tell us, Uwe, was that really worth it?
 

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Well it is what one might expect from an egomaniac. Even allowing it to load then skipping through most of it is a chore - what other criteria did he have: not partial to fighting, bit of a girlscout?

I'm up for "Uwe Boll's Suprise Streetfight" in which I jump out of a darkened alley and duff him up a bit shouting the names of his films as I welly him in the plums. If I remember to take someone along with a camera I'll stick it on YouTube.
 

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Film-maker knocks out his critics
By Pascale Harter
BBC News

A German film-maker repeatedly panned for making bad films has been - quite literally - hitting back at his critics in a boxing ring in the Canadian city of Vancouver.

Director Uwe Boll took on four of his critics in a boxing match, after he became so annoyed at the barrage of abuse he received from them.

One critic said the horror movie-making Mr Boll was one of the "most inept film-makers ever".

But it was the director, now dubbed "Raging Boll", who emerged victorious from a boxing ring in Vancouver, watched by a crowd of 600 people.

After knocking his detractors out in the ring, Mr Boll accused them of judging his films unfairly.

"If you make a zombie movie like House of the Dead, what are they expecting? Schindler's List?" he asked.

Critic Jeff Sneider of Ain't It Cool News did fight back, but not in the ring.

He said Mr Boll had told him the match would be a publicity stunt.

"I think he's a jerk," said Mr Sneider after the fight. "This might be PR, but I don't want to keep getting punched in the head."

Another critic said he did manage to punch Mr Boll in the face a couple of times, calling it revenge for Boll's latest film, BloodRayne, a vampire flick starring Ben Kingsley.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/5376574.stm
 
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Film-maker knocks out his critics

Film-maker knocks out his critics
By Pascale Harter
BBC News


A German film-maker repeatedly panned for making bad films has been - quite literally - hitting back at his critics in a boxing ring in the Canadian city of Vancouver.

Director Uwe Boll took on four of his critics in a boxing match, after he became annoyed at the barrage of abuse he received from them.

This might be PR, but I don't want to keep getting punched in the head

Critic Jeff Sneider

One critic said the horror movie-making Mr Boll was one of the "most inept film-makers ever".

But it was the director, now dubbed "Raging Boll", who emerged victorious from a boxing ring in Vancouver, watched by a crowd of 600 people.

After knocking his detractors out in the ring, Mr Boll accused them of judging his films unfairly.

"If you make a zombie movie like House of the Dead, what are they expecting? Schindler's List?" he asked.

Critic Jeff Sneider of Ain't It Cool News did fight back, but not in the ring.

He said Mr Boll had told him the match would be a publicity stunt.

"I think he's a jerk," said Mr Sneider after the fight. "This might be PR, but I don't want to keep getting punched in the head."

Another critic said he did manage to punch Mr Boll in the face a couple of times, calling it revenge for Boll's latest film, BloodRayne, a vampire flick starring Ben Kingsley.




http://newsvote.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/5376574.stm
 

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Lowtax tell us of his experience after being punched in the head by Boll. Quite a funny read. From Something Awful:


Regardless, this week I'm the biggest pansy in the entire world because I got beaten up by a boxer named "Uwe Boll" (that's pronounced "Oovah Boll" to all you folks who, for some unknown reason, want to say his name in public). How did this happen? Why on Earth did I agree to leave my comfortable, spacious basement and fly up to Vancouver with the sole purpose of having my crap kicked in by a professional crap kicker? I'm not exactly sure I can answer these questions in a form more eloquent than "durrr I'm stupid retarded dumb idiot go punchy fall down hurrr," but I will try to the best of my ability.

It all started back on, uh, some date which I do not recall. Uwe Boll, director of such bombs as "House of the Dead (6% positive reviews)," "Alone in the Dark (1% positive reviews)," and "Bloodrayne (5% positive reviews)," challenged his "loudest critics" to a boxing match against him, a professional boxer with 10+ years of experience. A professional GERMAN boxer with 10+ years of experience. You'll notice I added the word "German" and capitalized the entire thing. If you do not understand why, try getting repeatedly punched in the head by one. It will eventually explain itself.

None of the critics he originally challenged, which included such big names as "Adultswimlover2," "ChineseOldMarketMan," and "howdy4641430-1," actually emailed the guy back, probably because they weren't stupid. Fortunately, I am. Let's take a moment to examine how painfully ridiculous this sequence of events has been so far:

1. Terrible movie director gets mad at random anonymous people on the Internet for making fun of his movies, something which critics across the globe have done for each and every one of his films.
2. Terrible movie director actually "calls out" these random anonymous people and writes a global press release which seriously challenges Internet users including "TylerDurden52" and "BigSexy77" to a fistfight.
3. Terrible website writer notices that nobody has taken up terrible movie director's challenge to a fight, SO HE VOLUNTEERS TO GET BEAT UP. BECAUSE HE IS STUPID.
 
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I have to say if I'd got the chance I might have thought about punching him in the head. Even if it was only ocne and he then kicked my ass.

It does show what a massive soul-sucking numpty* he really is.

*apologies for the strong language but he has that effect on me
 

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So he's gone from making crap horror films, to crap 'tongue-in-cheek' comedies? This guy should just stick himself in a festering wheelie bin, nail it shut from the inside and wait for a passing chunk of blue ice to annihilate him. Twat.
 

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FAR CRY is his latest game adaptation...

http://www.chud.com/index.php?type=news&id=10743

In Twin Peaks, when Bob killed his notable second season victim, the Giant appeared to Dale Cooper* and uttered a line that has been part of my lexicon ever since: "It is happening again." Spoken with incredible gravitas, it implies bad things that cannot be stopped. So the line wells up from within me every time a guy with tuberculosis gets on a plane, whenever my parents have sex, or when Devin reaches for his legal-size printout of that photo of Emma Watson slugging a Corona. And now.

It is happening again.

Canada has allowed Uwe Boll to penetrate its borders once more, and like a virally rancid sperm breaching a pristine egg, he comes carrying cameras and storyboards. Hopefully one of the locals has already tried to sell his company a normal map of Vancouver. The film will be shooting there and in nearby bits of gorgeous for the next couple months.

I feel like I should immediately be able to convey some sort of hope for the project based on the C.V.s of the cast, but I won't. I know that Til Schweiger (playing Jack Carver) was in King Arthur and Tomb Raider 2, and that Emmanuelle Vaugier (as Valerie Cardinal) probably has internal genitalia. But that's it, really. (Not quite; after a moment of staring like a dead fish, I remember Ms. Vaugier from Carpenter's Masters of Horror effort and a handful of other films, too.) Don Davis is also in the mix, which is justification enough for the Peaks opening I used above.

There's a tiny part of me that wants to suggest that Boll might be less prone to perfectly boning this movie, but I think we all recognize that the chances of Boll making a coherent movie about a guy fighting in the jungle against corporate mercenaries and creatures are about equal to me being able to bring home Famke Janssen and amoebic dysentery from the same bar on the same night.

Far Cry fans, I wish you the best of luck, but I think I'd rather just play with my Wii.
 

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Anyone "Boll fans" should head down to this years London's FrightFest on the Sunday...

...and the first of two Uwe Boll films Postal, unspool on Sunday afternoon. Postal, a horror satire based on the video game in which a postal service employee embarks on a kill-and-destroy mission is followed by the world premiere of Seed. Seed pushes the boundaries of cinematic violence to unprecedented levels. This spine-tingling exploration of mental torture unfolds the stark tale of an insane mass murderer scheduled for execution.
http://www.frightfest.co.uk/june5.html

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FAR CRY is his latest game adaptation...

http://www.chud.com/index.php?type=news&id=10743

In Twin Peaks, when Bob killed his notable second season victim, the Giant appeared to Dale Cooper* and uttered a line that has been part of my lexicon ever since: "It is happening again." Spoken with incredible gravitas, it implies bad things that cannot be stopped. So the line wells up from within me every time a guy with tuberculosis gets on a plane, whenever my parents have sex, or when Devin reaches for his legal-size printout of that photo of Emma Watson slugging a Corona. And now.

It is happening again.

Canada has allowed Uwe Boll to penetrate its borders once more, and like a virally rancid sperm breaching a pristine egg, he comes carrying cameras and storyboards. Hopefully one of the locals has already tried to sell his company a normal map of Vancouver. The film will be shooting there and in nearby bits of gorgeous for the next couple months.

I feel like I should immediately be able to convey some sort of hope for the project based on the C.V.s of the cast, but I won't. I know that Til Schweiger (playing Jack Carver) was in King Arthur and Tomb Raider 2, and that Emmanuelle Vaugier (as Valerie Cardinal) probably has internal genitalia. But that's it, really. (Not quite; after a moment of staring like a dead fish, I remember Ms. Vaugier from Carpenter's Masters of Horror effort and a handful of other films, too.) Don Davis is also in the mix, which is justification enough for the Peaks opening I used above.

There's a tiny part of me that wants to suggest that Boll might be less prone to perfectly boning this movie, but I think we all recognize that the chances of Boll making a coherent movie about a guy fighting in the jungle against corporate mercenaries and creatures are about equal to me being able to bring home Famke Janssen and amoebic dysentery from the same bar on the same night.

Far Cry fans, I wish you the best of luck, but I think I'd rather just play with my Wii.
gahhhhhh fuck no no his doing farcry pleases some one shot him pleases.
 

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Here's a positive review of Postal from Dread Central:

We live in a world where Hollywood deems formula and repetition as essential keys for a successful box office. What's worked before will surely work again! Ideas are bought, repackaged and slapped onto a poster with the go-to guys attached in the hopes you'll remember the fantastic time you had watching The Hot Chick or The 40-Year Old Virgin or Talladega Nights. Hell, they'll even sell this to you as an idea: "From the producers of" blah blah blah. So, you want me to go see a movie because some rich guy who put money into a hit also put money into a new one? With the average person's movie dollars disappearing faster than corn chips in front of Joey Fatone, it seems the public isn't willing to plunk down their cash on the chance that they "might" like what they are about to see. Now, a hero comes to save us from the mundane, neutered comedy we have been spoon fed as of late. That visionary's name is … Uwe Boll. Oh yeah, you heard me. The man who some would argue inadvertently struck comedy gold with the now legendary House of the Dead turns out to be an evil comedy genius.

Postal, linked to the popular video game of the same name purely by title, is the tale of an everyman. To be more precise, it's about an everyman who is trapped in a loveless relationship with a whale of a woman who appears to be plucked from the frames of the Adult Swim cartoon "Squidbillies", can't find work, is tortured daily by governmental bureaucracy, and is just about at his limit. So, does our hero take a cue from Falling Down and start blowing up the city? Nope. Postal has higher aspirations than that. The "Postal Dude" (Ward), his only name in the film, joins forces with his morally corrupt, cult leader Uncle Dave (Foley) to pull off a scheme that could only be taken seriously in 2007 … and maybe even work in real life. This is the tale of people with more balls than brains getting over on people too lazy to even notice what is happening all around them. It's a complete spoof on the state of affairs in America as we hunt down international terrorists who most likely have taken up middle class living in Northridge, CA; and yet, the normal trappings and lame jokes you'd see in spoof fare like Epic Movie are thrown out the window in favor of well written and executed sight gags, hysterical dialogue, and moments so funny your jaw will drop in disbelief. Why will you be so shocked? Well, hell, it's a Uwe Boll movie! The man despised by keyboard tappers the world over delivers what is probably the funniest movie I've seen in five years. Amazing.

Zack Ward, whom you'll remember as the evil little red-haired kid out to kick Ralphie's ass in A Christmas Story, takes on the role of Postal Dude, an average guy who tries to do the right thing and is continually smacked upside the head with the proverbial wet fish for his troubles. You know things are bad when even your fellow trailer park neighbors are ready to kick you when you're down. Ward plays this role with just about every ounce of compassion and gusto he can muster, presenting a sympathetic guy who is forced to do a whole lot of bad things in the name of personal freedom and future happiness. The result is colossally funny as Dude becomes a character who can lift up a box of Wheaties and have you in stitches. Dave Foley is given the chance to be the man we were only given glimpses of in his drunken poker commentary of past years. Leading a hippie commune, Uncle Dave lives his days in a drug-fueled haze, ever flanked by followers fresh from Maxim magazine photo shoots. Do I even need to say Foley is fantastic in this film? Fans of Foley's mix of manic charm and unpredictable hilarity will not be disappointed in the least. Also, just a warning. You'll see more of Foley in Postal than you ever thought you wanted to … and I'm not talking about screen time.

Chris Spencer and Ralf Moeller play stereotypical police officers: on the take, cramming down doughnuts, and shooting wildly into crowded city streets. This unlikely comic duo provides a break from the primary storyline and will bust you up at every turn. Another divergence comes from our friends the Taliban, led by Larry (No Soup For You!) Thomas as Osama Bin Ladin, who rails with his thick Middle Eastern accent into a camera one moment and drops into a non-specific American drone the next. Osama is comfortable here in America and has Bush on speed dial. Fucking amazing. As if there weren't enough to laugh at already. These three primary forces are destined to collide as the story climaxes, and as it should be, the ride getting there is like being on the Tilt-A-Whirl with the off switch shooting sparks. One last shining star in this film is Verne Troyer, who plays himself cursing, spitting, and being abused by just about every character in the film. His finale is probably the most unexpected moment I've ever seen in a movie. Trust me when I say you'll be talking about this one for years!

So now you're asking yourself, "Why do I want to read about a comedy on a horror news site?" Not to worry, li'l camper. Postal puts guns in the hands of every third person in the film, which means the two people to the left and right are about to die horribly. You'll see Taliban suicide bombers splattered across storefronts, kids' chests exploding open in hails of gunfire, babies in oncoming traffic, and the formerly unspoken terror of … monkeys in drag. Now let's just hope that the MPAA doesn't cut this film's balls off.

While most blockbuster comedies bog you down with one or two big names, dominating screen time and generally reducing the rest of the cast to walking trees to bounce jokes off of, Postal presents an ensemble cast that make sense as parts of an insane, twisted little planet and later come together for moments that are never forced or contrived. There were times in this film when I couldn't believe how creative the comedic writing was so I just remained there jaw agape, eyes glued to the screen, and laughing my ass off every five minutes. Would it shock you to know that not only did Uwe Boll direct this film, but he wrote it as well??!! Uwe Boll, comic genius. Get used to it. Postal is the bloody, unflinching, uproarious film most Troma movies wish they could be. Well acted, well written, and 100% fun. Ladies and gentlemen, start your blogs. Uwe Boll made the funniest movie I've seen all year. Believe it.
Here's a clip from the opening scene of the movie where two suicide pilots argue over how many virgins they're supposed to be getting in the afterlife:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vt_tv7t79WY

I think I want to see this movie.
 

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Uwe Boll Goes 'Postal' on the New York Post

Uwe Boll is at it again. The video game movie director/producer is taking on the New York Post after the paper showed a trailer for his Postal movie to 9/11 victims. Boll is furious because the Post suggested that the movie be censored or banned from theaters.


Controversial movie producer/director Uwe Boll is taking on The New York Post. After The Post ran a negative story on his new movie, Postal, which opens October 12 in North America, Germany and the U.K., without even seeing it, Boll launched the New York Postal Web site (http://www.ny-postal.com/). Now, Boll has received a letter threatening legal action if the site is not taken down or completely redesigned. Boll has no plans to change anything on the site.


[UPDATE] We were just informed by Uwe that the Web site provider took it down this morning because The New York Post threatened it with a lawsuit.


[UPDATE 2] Apparently you can still access the Postal Web site either through www.postal-themovie.com or www.ny-postal.tk


"Our site is a parody and we use a different name," said Boll, who is currently filming the $30 million Far Cry movie starring Til Schweiger, Emmanuelle Vaugier, and Udo Kier based on Crytek's hit game. "If they sue me, I don't think they'll win."

Boll said he received a call from New York Post reporter Jill Culora in April about the trailer for the $20 million Postal movie, which includes a plane crashing into a building. Rather than watching the movie, the director said the reporter went to 9/11 victims with the clip and asked for reactions.

"They took the clip and showed it out of context," said Boll. "The scene is a parody of fundamentalist fanatics. We don't make fun of the victims of 9/11."

Boll takes issue with the New York Post writing that Postal is a movie that should not be allowed to play in theaters.

"It's not acceptable that a rag corner newspaper is trying to censor a comedy without even taking the time to watch it," said Boll.

Boll did offer one solution to the current situation. He said he's open to settling this dispute in the boxing ring. Last fall, during the Postal shoot, Boll fought four of his critics in a pay-per-view online boxing match in Vancouver. One of those critics is now interning on the set of Far Cry.

Postal, which is based on the game franchise by developer Running with Scissors, stars Dave Foley, Zack Ward, Michael Pare and Boll, who plays himself. The film was recently screened at the Fangoria Film Festival in New York and Boll said Postal will be shown at the Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal.

The director said there will be a Postal bus and Postal babes at Comic-Con later this month. Vince Desi and the creators of the game will be on hand. Boll will appear at the show on Thursday afternoon.

For the North American release of the movie, Boll said the film will be backed by approximately $6 million in P&A and will open on about 500 to 600 screens. Freestyle Releasing is handling the film's release, as well as Boll's In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale. That film, which stars Jason Statham, Ray Liotta, Leelee Sobieski, Ron Pearlman, Matthew Lillard and Burt Reynolds, will open January 18 on about 2,600 screens. The $60 million movie will be backed by over $20 million in P&A and is the largest endeavor yet by the director, who finances all of his productions on his own.

Boll also has filmed BloodRayne II: Deliverance, which is going straight to DVD in North America, and he has a sequel to Alone in the Dark in development, as well.
...phew!

http://biz.gamedaily.com/industry/feature/?id=16815
 
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mmm i wonder if it will get past the bbcf uncut but i have a feeling postal coud end up being banned by the bunch of old farts at the bbfc.
 
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Can we assume his plan is to have the film Postal banned? Has he even bothered making one?

There are 3 trailers all with similarish clips in but enough that there are a few lawsuits in there - bending over and asking for a legal reaming from Scientologists just for the Hell of it, isn't a wise idea. Bonus marks go for it not being funny - if you are going to upset Tom Cruise you should at least make sure there is a augh or two in it. ;)

www.youtube.com/watch?v=3KvR0Wkbs6k
www.youtube.com/watch?v=TaNoQCokHo8
www.youtube.com/watch?v=GnB6FEGOhq8
 

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I caught Uwe (pronounced "you-vey") Boll's Seed and Postal at FrightFest last weekend - Boll states that, "I have gone back to my roots. I sat down the winter before last and wrote two movies that I really cared about." and they couldn't be more different...

With Postal he's basically made a Troma movie. Yes, it has some laughs, but you're probably better off watching it in snippets online.

And Seed is a dark and moody late-seventies-set piece that was probably the dullest movie I've seen in a good while... however, some horror fans did really like this one - and it does have an audacious sequence that you'll not forget in a hurry.

Boll opens Seed with shots of extreme animal cruety courtesy of PETA. Apparently to show how bad humans can be... or was it just to provake a reaction? The first guy in the Q&A certainly thought so, and his question prompted a shouting match in the crowd.

Still, Boll won over some fans at this event: he talked about his career - a string of German flops, and the huge critical and public hatred that greeted his English speaking work - but he did so with humour. (although he's well pissed with imdb and the army of voters who click "one star" - according to Boll, he's the only director in the world who imdb open their ratings for way before the film is even finished.)

Interesting guy, but he's still churning out rubbish... His $60mil In the Name of the King is finally ready btw ;)

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#89
Finish Uwe Boll Off - One Million Signatures Required!
April 7, 2008

We haven't mentioned Uwe Boll or his movies much on FS.net, and for good reason. Uwe is that German director who has made some of the worst video game movies ever, including House of the Dead, Alone in the Dark, BloodRayne, Postal, and In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale. Everyone knows he's a hack, but somehow, he still lives on, making new movies almost every year. However, now is the time where we can, as a collective group, bring down Uwe Boll once and for all. He's stated outright that if this online petition gets one million signatures, he'll stop making movies.

So the story goes that this petition was created to stop Uwe Boll from making more movies and it's currently up to around 30,000 signatures. The guys over at FEARnet recently interviewed Boll and mentioned the petition. At the time it only had 18,000 signatures, and he said that "18,000 is not enough to convince me." So of course the next question was "how many would it take?" Uwe's answer: "One million. Now we have a new goal." Yes we do! Only 970,000 more to go!

There we have it. Now it's our mission (and SlashFilm's and Cinematical's) to stop this man from disgracing cinema once and for all. Take a stand and sign the petition now! There's no questioning - this needs to be done right away. Spread the word, get all of your friends to sign, get everyone you know to join in the fight to stop Uwe Boll! Apparently Tunnel Rats, Far Cry, Zombie Massacre, and BloodRayne 3 are already in production, so we can't stop those, but we can stop everything after that! Sign it now!
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Petition at http://www.petitiononline.com/RRH53888/petition.html

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