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Uwe Boll, the controversial director responsible for Postal, Blubberella, BloodRayne, and Tara Reid playing a scientist, is one of the most prolific living directors of this century, having directed and self-produced 30 films in his short career. Still, he’ll always be remembered, according to this Vanity Fair profile, as “the Donald Trump of directors, a brutish bully inclined to lash out against his detractors.” Boll is notorious for having gone after his critics, the culmination of which was the event “Raging Boll,” during which the beefy auteur literally beat the shit out of his attackers in a boxing ring (a 17-year-old victim apparently pissed blood afterward).
It’s hard to feel anything but scorn for someone such as Boll, but Vanity Fair’s profile effectively peels back the layers, depicting a man who’s driven by intense artistic impulses despite not quite having the patience or tact to make ...
- Randall Colburn
Director Uwe Boll is widely regarded as one of cinema’s all-time worst filmmakers, with such video game-based, critically lambasted films as “Postal” and “Bloodrayne” failing to crack double digits on Rotten Tomatoes (they’re rated at 8 per cent and 4 per cent, respectively). However, thanks to a new profile in Vanity Fair, Boll may be known for […] »
- Brent Furdyk
Video game movies have a bad reputation because, well, there are very few that we’d call “good.” At their best, at least so far, the big screen versions of video games have been fun and trashy entertainment. At their worst, however, they’re as bad as anything else we’ve ever seen in a movie theater. So let’s rank ‘em! 41. “Postal” (2008) The pinnacle of director Uwe Boll‘s string of horrendous video game movies (he has five that qualify for this list by getting theatrical releases somewhere), but to be fair it’s probably still a better work »
- Phil Owen
3 items from 2017
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