Shoot ’em up (2007)

Its been a while since ive seen a film so good it deserved its own blog post.

‘Shoot em up’ is one of those films, i watched it Saturday night with housemates and its definately been a while since ive seen anything so ridiculous.

So the plot is…. well.. fucking abysmal. Its ridiculous and nonsensical. The characters are equally ridiculous and nonsensical – a prostitute with milky tits , a random baby, a hero who makes agent tequilla (Hardboiled/stranglehold) look like an amateur and who spits out more one liners than Arnold Schwarzenegger , and a bad guy who is fucking telepathic and takes about 10 bullets over the course of the film and refuses to die.

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Its hard to explain why the film is so good without spoiling some of the best bits of the film…. so ill only spoil a few , a scene where the hero takes out a heavily armed assault team whilst naked and fucking the hooker , a scene where he shoots the back of a filing cabinet and the drawer hits some guy in the face (knocking him unconscious of course.) , a scene where he has a gunfight whilst freefalling out of a plane (because bullets still travel in straight lines when you’re moving at terminal velocity) , and finally he stabs a guy in the eye with a carrot.

I actually hacked the DVD and found some extra features , The film was originally going to be….

johnwoomaxpayneBut they were concenered the film  would be TOO good and kill off the movie industry as we know it , after all,  why bother trying to top a max payne film starring chev chellios eh.

See. This. Film.
6/5 neon edged goombas
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