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  • 24-05-2023 5:14pm
    Registered Users Posts: 32,798 ✭✭✭✭

    This looks very fun out May 26th.

    Same guy who directed rare exports.


  • Registered Users Posts: 925 ✭✭✭rekluse

    This out on any of the streaming platforms on the 26th?

  • Registered Users Posts: 6,793 ✭✭✭The Continental Op

    Watched it a week ago. Not bad, good laugh and fine as long as you take it for what it is a grindhouse styled movie. Its just the post war T55 (?) Tank that gets me, surely they could have found something more period.

    Wake me up when it's all over.

  • Moderators, Arts Moderators, Regional Abroad Moderators Posts: 11,054 Mod ✭✭✭✭Fysh

    Thanks to someone on here I'd seen the red-band trailer a couple of weeks and thought "yep, I'm watching that". I saw Renfield at the cinema a couple of days later which had a 15-rated version of the trailer and oof, it just felt so neutered.

    It's showing at a cinema near me next week so I look forward to catching it. I really enjoyed Rare Exports so anticipate having a lot of fun with this.

  • Moderators, Category Moderators, Arts Moderators, Computer Games Moderators, Entertainment Moderators Posts: 29,444 CMod ✭✭✭✭johnny_ultimate

    Saw it a few months back. As said at the time: It’s totally preposterous, and for the first half bloody good fun with a set of ludicrously gory setpieces. It lost some momentum for me in its second half though, especially with a very CG heavy finale. Couldn’t escape the sense that it was also very clearly (cynically?) designed for international commercial appeal. But there’s enough fun stuff in it to have a damn good time as well.

    It’s pure ‘three star’ fodder overall. I definitely think it’s a film that has been made more as an obvious (rare?) export ‘product’, but as said there’s still good old-fashioned cartoonish ultra violence to enjoy despite the somewhat cynical nature of the project.

  • Registered Users Posts: 18,336 ✭✭✭✭silverharp

    when I watched the trailer the first, I quickly checked was it filmed in Wicklow lol

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