Hidden Gems: 5 Underrated Films That Are Well Worth A Watch
The good people at theconsultingdetectivesblog.com wrote an article where they ran down the 5 most underrated films that are well worth a watch. Fans of Boondock know damn well they’re preaching to the choir. Here’s an excerpt from the article:
The Boondock Saints (1999)
The Boondock Saints is a crime thriller about Irish American twins who set out to rid their neighbourhood of crime. Connor and Murphy MacManus are celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in a pub when Russian gangsters arrive. They declare that they are going to close the pub because they want the land it’s on. This causes a bar brawl. When the thugs attempt to exact their revenge on Connor and Murphy the next morning, the brothers accidentally kill them. After having an epiphany, the brothers become vigilante crime fighters…
…Critics’ castigated The Boondock Saints for its violence, calling it a gratuitously violent Tarantino clone that’s simply a gleeful endorsement of vigilantism. Critics’ loathing of the violence in the film probably stemmed in part from its release less than a year after the horrific…(read more)
You’ll have to click this link to check out the full article. It’s well worth a read and let us know what you think in the comments below.