Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Fan-friendly “Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day” serves as a terrific follow-up to its shoot-em-up predecessor...

It’s been a decade since “The Boondock Saints” was released, and over the past ten years, the film has grown from its humble origins as just a little-known, independent action flick to one of the most widely appealing, watch-it-over-and-over-again cult classics of our time. Despite not receiving a legitimate theatrical release, it became an underground hit on VHS and DVD. It’s recognized by cinephiles as one of this generation’s coolest movies, and personally, it’s one of my top 10 favorite films. This status has been attained predominantly through word-of-mouth hype among fans to their friends, whom after being converted spread the message of the Saints to even more. So with such an enormous and devoted fanbase, it’s about time a sequel was made.

To all the devout followers out there, I’m glad to say that our prayers have been answered. Not only is “The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day” worth watching, it’s completely satisfying and surprisingly just as fun as the first, even improving upon... READ MORE

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