Friday, November 20, 2009

When the Saints come blasting in - by The Coast Report

When the Saints come blasting in
Cult classic sequel is violently fun.

By Kate Regan, Staff Writer

Erin go Bragh. The “Boondock Saints” sequel has finally arrived in theaters and is stunning audiences all over Orange County.

The original “Boondock Saints” tells the story of two Irish immigrants who are stong in their faith and the rules of God. The two men are soon called to arms to eradicate the filthy criminals of South Boston.

The film is an action-packed adventure in which two religious men do their duty by executing the criminals of their city by teaming up with a mafia package boy to clean things up.

That was the first “Boondock Saints.” Its sequel, “All Saints Day,” takes the action up to the next level. There is murder, comedy, a strong sense of moral values and most of all, faith.

Before the so-called saints send a criminal to their maker, they say a prayer. Afterward, they put pennies on the eyes of the dead and cross the criminal’s arms over their chest.

This is what makes each of these movies powerful in every sense of the word. The sense of... READ MORE

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