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What do a dying Sheikh, a bunch of SAS guys and Clive Owen with a dodgy moustache have in common? They all want to screw up Jason Statham’s day, and he won’t let them. Killer Elite tells the story of an ex-hitman out of retirement for One Last Hurrah. It’s not as predictable as you might think. Oddly, that doesn’t help matters.
Hobo with a Shotgun (UK cinema release July 15) is a grindhouse tour de force starring Rutger Hauer as a hobo cleaning up the streets of Grimetown with a shotgun. Director Jason Eisener talks to us about bears, sharks, Rutger Hauer, exploitation movies and remarkably fresh socks.
The grindhouse genre seems to be going through a bit of resurgence recently. The new releases are different from the originals in many aspects, but all manage to capture the gruesome, gritty hilarity that makes the original players so damn addictive. We look at 10 recent films showcasing the future of grindhouse -dragging boobs, guns and gore along with them.