Hobo with a Shotgun

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Hobo with a Shotgun
Jason Eisener, 2011
Canada / US | 86 minutes

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A quiet hobo (the kick-ass Rutger Hauer) who dreams of starting a lawn-mowing business finds himself in a toilet of a city, infested with slimy critters and ruled by a sicko gang lord and his two obnoxious sons, who get off—sometimes literally—on inflicting, and receiving, pain. Before long, Mr. Hobo steps in, “delivering justice one shell at a time”!

The winner of the Rodriguez/Tarantino Grindhouse fake-trailer contest, Hobo with a Shotgun has now been expanded to a hilariously warped feature-length smut homage, presented in glorious Technicolor. In addition to this super-awesome tagline, the film itself also delivers shocks and gore galore, ridiculously quotable dialogue, and all-around demented fun.

You might also be interested in: Alex Cox's Straight to Hell Returns, James Wan's Insidious, and Andy Warhol's The Velvet Underground and Nico.

Series: Film Comment Selects

Venue: Walter Reade Theater

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