Something always felt a bit out of place for me in Martin Scorsese’s brilliant “The King of Comedy”, just released on Blu-ray for the first time. I couldn’t put my finger on it but chalked it up to it being thematically ahead of its time in its investigation of the cult of personality that defines modern entertainment.
CHICAGO – In response to our negative review of the divisive new film “Postal” from controversial director Uwe Boll, Boll e-mailed us with these simple words:
CHICAGO – At the Chicago screening of “Postal” for critics, director Uwe Boll introduced his new film as a personal “The Kentucky Fried Movie” attacking the heart of America. Boll – a German national – has produced several “B”-grade movies in both Germany and the U.S. However, “Postal” is his first attempt at writing and directing within the American market.
CHICAGO – Following our sold-out ticket giveaway to the upcoming Ellen Page comedy “Smart People,” HollywoodChicago.com now announces another ticket giveaway to the advance screening of the new Uwe Boll comedy “Postal”. The film, which opens on May 23, 2008, will show to downtown Chicagoans at a screening on April 3, 2008 at 7:30 p.m.