VFW Patrons vs. Escapees From A Clockwork Orange
A typical night for a group of war veterans at the local VFW turns into an all-out battle for survival when a teenage girl runs into the bar with a bag of stolen drugs. Suddenly under attack from a gang of punk mutants looking to get back what’s theirs – at any cost – the vets use every weapon they can put together to protect the girl and their VFW, in the biggest fight of their lives.
Check out the trailer below:
Two things about this right off the bat:
Stephen Lang is one of those actors who gets harder and harder with every year he ages.
The producers of Bone Tomahawk and Brawl in CellBlock 99 are involved in this along with director Joe Begos (Almost Human and The Mind’s Eye), so it is sure to be an underrated classic for male audiences.
VFW Looks Ultra-Violent
Watching the trailer, it seems that the violence will be turned up a notch in this film and it looks like a movie you watch mostly to track the kills in the film.
The drug angle and the “girl needing help” angle seems as though they will both serve as McGuffins designed to get us to the real point, the violence and the deaths of the “gang of punk mutants.”
Will This Have Legs At the Box Office, Though?
This—much like the majority of films by director S. Craig Zahler who the producers of this film bankrolled in previous films—looks like something designed only for niche audiences.
Look for this to appear once in a small theater in your town, and then to appear on Amazon Prime or some other streaming service.
VFW drops in theaters, on-demand and digital HD on February 14, 2020.