"It’s like we were in ‘Nam together," Baker said to me after it was done, our faces set in stunned silence. "We can’t ever explain it to other people, but we’ll know."
Kohler posted a review of the film that, as has been the pattern regarding critical reception for Boll’s work, was less than favorable, though it ended with a slight up note: "I’m kind of sad I saw this for work, because maybe it would be awesome if I was blind drunk." Boll, who has staked his place in film history for being the first filmmaker to publicly, physically pummel his critics, was quick to fire back a reply and a correction:
your review shows me only that you dont understand anything about movies and that you are a untalented wanna bee filmmaker with no balls and no understanding what POSTAL is. you dont see courage because you are nothing. and no go to your mum and fuck her …because she cooks for you now since 30 years ..so she deserves it.
people like you are the reason that independent movies have no chance anymore.
PS: POSTAL is R RATED . The MPAA understood the satire — you not — you dumb fuck
And it goes on, and will cumulate with an interview later in the week.
You’re no kid anymore — how do you keep your energy up?
Working initially with models, he told the stunt co-ordinator what he wanted. The stunt co-ordinator spent a couple of hours a week with the three actors involved, with Cronenberg dropping in to monitor the action. Then the actors performed it in slow motion while Cronenberg worked out his camera moves: "I didn’t want Bourne [Ultimatum]-style impressionism where you don’t actually see what’s going on. People go to the movies to transform, or live another life, and I wanted them to feel that they were there, that they were vulnerable."
â€œCamp, to me, is two older gentlemen talking about Rita Hayworth in an antique shop,â€ he grimaces. â€œI still feel more comfortable in a punk rock bar than a gay bar. Iâ€™ve never done what youâ€™re supposed to do, Iâ€™ve never been to the gym in my life. Iâ€™d rather have the body of a junkie.â€
+ Having A Boll: Scenes From the Postal Premiere (Wired)
+ ‘You Dumb F*ck’: Uwe Boll Responds To Our Postal Review [Update 3] (Wired News)
+ Penn (Esquire)
+ David delivers, again (Globe and Mail)
+ Grandmaster trash (London Times)