Uwe Bolls' 'Rampage' gets critical acclaim

#1 Edited by Gizmo (5389 posts) -

  

I was browsing Bloody Disgusting earlier, a popular thriller/horror review site and ended up reading a review of Uwe Bolls' Rampage. They gave it a 7/10.

 
So it turns out this film is actually pretty good, something blindly ignored by the gaming community. Being told your life's work is a pile of shit has to hit home sometimes I guess?
 
  
  A man with a thirst for revenge builds a full body armor from Kevlar and goes on a killing spree.


 
 

SlashFilm.com "Uwe Boll has made a good movie. Not a great movie, but a decent film. Not just good in comparison to the rest of his filmography, but a good movie in its own right."

Film.com "Uwe Boll made something solid, memorable, and well worth seeking out."

QuietEarth.us "Forget anything you ever knew about Uwe Boll. This is solid cinema and deserves praise. There comes a shocking 9 out of 10. Well earned."
 
FilmSchoolRejects.com "Uwe Boll made a film that is sick, violent and fun — for the second time, he's made a film that I have enjoyed. " 
 
Bloody Disgusting    "Dr. Uwe Boll has delivered a film that I can finally recommend. While it might not sit well with every viewer, most of you might actually enjoy this. "

#2 Posted by ryanwho (12082 posts) -

Gamers only care when he gives them an excuse to bitch and moan.

#3 Posted by MildMolasses (3197 posts) -

He may have made on okay horror movie, but none of these quotes really inspire the phrase "critical acclaim"
#4 Posted by SecondPersonShooter (580 posts) -

Very disappointed by the lack of giant monkeys, lizards, and wolves.
 
Also, don't like the use of "u" instead of "you" in the trailer
 
Also don't like how this looks like a mix of Falling Down and Elephant.

#5 Posted by NinjaHunter (972 posts) -

Well with how many films this guy pumps out eventually a decent one has to slip though the cracks.

#6 Posted by SuperSecretAgenda (696 posts) -

Wow. I can disturbingly see how that can be good. An action movie with a bit of a message. 
 
Though I wonder if this was accidental.

#7 Posted by JJOR64 (18790 posts) -

Mind = Blown

#8 Posted by Geno (6479 posts) -
@Gizmo said:

SlashFilm.com "Uwe Boll has made a good movie. Not a great movie, but a decent film. Not just good in comparison to the rest of his filmography, but a good movie in its own right."

Haha I love how much they had to clarify it. "No really guys, it's good, seriously"
#9 Edited by jakob187 (21514 posts) -

It's also not a movie based on a video game, and I think he's also finally realized that he's made shitty movies for a while.  I'm glad that he's put out something that people didn't hate.  Now, if he could consistently do that... 
 
With that said, I remember that Stoic also didn't get completely reamed.

#10 Posted by Weltal (2268 posts) -

Neat. 
All the shit movies he's made before this one will guarantee I'll never watch it though. Oh well.

#11 Posted by ArchScabby (5809 posts) -

I heard that that movie is actually alright.  Which is crazy... is the world ending or something?

#12 Posted by jonnyboy (2920 posts) -

No giant Gorillas and Lizards? This is the same Uwe Boll no?

#13 Posted by HatKing (5573 posts) -

We'll see.  These critics don't seem to be the type that really carry a lot of weight with their judgement.  This movie might be watchable, but I highly doubt it is going to be memorable or worth seeking out. 

#14 Posted by ZmillA (2232 posts) -

His last movie, Tunnel Rats was actually not bad either. But I don't know about this. After watching the preview, I'm not sure I want to watch a movie about some sociopath going around and murdering people all hollywood action style with extra gore.

#15 Edited by RandomInternetUser (6788 posts) -

So is the a movie about his inner emotions because he always gets shit on for his movies? </end Uwe Boll joke>
 
It looks pretty fucked up, kind of like a movie about a high school shooting except it's just the neighborhood instead of highschool.  I don't think I would want to watch it.

#16 Posted by Apathylad (3066 posts) -
@SecondPersonShooter said:
" Very disappointed by the lack of giant monkeys, lizards, and wolves.  Also, don't like the use of "u" instead of "you" in the trailer  Also don't like how this looks like a mix of Falling Down and Elephant. "
Me too. I thought, "Rampage? The video game?" and was hoping to so see monsters destroy lots of buildings.
#17 Posted by Red12b (9044 posts) -

THIS IS WHAT CAUSES END OF THE WORLD 2012! 
 
UWE BOLL HAS DESTROYED THE WORLD BY MAKING A GOOD FILM,  
SPACE TIME END ARGH!

#18 Posted by UweBoll (7 posts) -

Pretty good?

#19 Posted by SeriouslyNow (8534 posts) -
@UweBoll said:
" Pretty good? "
Yes you tax system rorter german failed filmmaker fucktard, pretty good.  Be happy it wasn't as easily trashable as your other travesties.  Now go away and find some drying paint to film.  At least that would mean you could produce a movie with less of a tax rort and make it even more stimulating than the majority of your filmwork.  You're a hack and had I known of the boxing match earlier, I would have happily smacked your dumb grin sideways multiple times.  If you ever call for a rematch, I'll be there.
#20 Posted by Jadeskye (4359 posts) -

no flashes to 30 second sequences of old arcade games?

#21 Posted by Mmmslash (2165 posts) -
@SeriouslyNow:  Sometimes, Seriously, you post things, and I just can't fucking believe it. I stare at my monitor in utter disbelief, jaw slackened and hanging askew, and I ask myself "Is this Bizzaro me? Does this person exist only to be everything I am not, and none of the things I am?". Sometimes, you post and I'm genuinely offended, and sometimes I even want to have an internet argument with you.
 
But not today. Today you're my hero, and I love you.
#22 Posted by Tennmuerti (7726 posts) -
@SeriouslyNow: Dude ... cmon, tell me you seriously do not actually believe that Uwe Boll up and decided to post shit on GB himself? And that he has time to spend on trolling internet boards? Really now ...
 
I'm not a professional or anything, but I do believe this user be trolling.
#23 Posted by GunnBjorn (2911 posts) -
@jonnyboy said:
"No giant Gorillas and Lizards? This is the same Uwe Boll no? "

This is exactly what i thought.

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