The very existence of The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day
is something of a cinematic miracle, and the fact that it received a theatrical release was yet more improbable. For those unacquainted with the history of this franchise, the making of The Boondock Saints
was such a colossal disaster that it opened in only five theaters. In fact, the gargantuan ego of writer-director Troy Duffy, a supposed wunderkind who got a big deal from Harvey Weinstein, prompted Duffy's former friends to make a lacerating documentary (Overnight
) about how his attitude poisoned the whole production -- not to mention any and all future career prospects. Or so it see...