The way The Boondock Saints survived a certain death, that for most films, would have buried it amongst the incoming heap of constant indie productions, proves it’s no ordinary film. In fact, and maybe more intriguing and important that the actual film, is the story behind the film. A young up-and-coming director named Troy Duffy wrote a script that was quickly shopped and put into production, only for numerous setbacks, confrontations with studio executives, and a notorious documentary that became more popular than the film, could have and perhaps should have buried the film. Alas, like the MacManus Brothers themselves, maybe some divine stepped in.
Killer Film looks back at the cult hit with the cast in Remembering The Boondock Saints. ... READ MORE