Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Hobo With a Shotgun: Full Length Movie being Filmed

I love Hobo with a Shotgun with a white hot intensity, and after I saw that trailer, I kept saying to myself and anyone who would listen that they had to make it. It was something that the world needed. It was an entry into the SXSW Grindhouse contest, and it was one of the winners.

As a Canadian, I could tell that trailer was made in this country from the accents alone.

And now they've started filming it with Rutger Hauer in the lead! I'm so excited. I think I am more excited about this movie than I am about the upcoming Machete movie.

Put it this way, I actually cheered when he shot the child predator in the Santa suit. I mean really, who objects to child molestors and such getting killed in movies. It is like seeing Nazis and zombies getting shot... you don't feel really bad seeing it happen most of the time.

That being said, I am wondering if some of the really insane stuff for near the end of the trailer is going to make the final cut of the real movie, because that is where it seems to get a lot more interesting. I admit the chiselling of the teeth is really hard to watch, and I wonder in what context that would happen in the finished product.

Well, truth be told, I have a lot of questions, and I want the answers to them, so perhaps that is the reason I want to see that trailer become a movie.

Or it could be that I just like seeing vigilante action against bad people.

Yeah, I think it's that.


Semaj said...

That was a brilliant trailer. I loved the Santa shotgun bit too.
I've never heard of this project.

John said...


MC said...

Semaj: I wonder if I am familiar with it because it is Canadian (and thus it appears higher on the Youtube searches for me than it would for you).

John: Grindhouse at its best.