Infamous German provocateur Uwe Boll gained Internet fame for his reputation as one of the worst directors ever, but that status hasn't stopped him from condemning some of the most successful films of the past few years.
When his most recent Kickstarter failed to raise the money for another film (after two other crowdsourcing attempts also crashed and burned), Boll took to YouTube to air his many grievances. With machine gun-like speed and no fixed target, Boll rails against everything from "retarded" actors to the "stupid" young people of today who only shell out the big bucks for Marvel movies. Gee, Uwe, it's almost like a cohesive plot, likable characters, and non-stop entertainment actually keep people interested, but I digress.
The entire video is an unintentionally hilarious and swear-heavy reflection on the state of Hollywood, but Boll pays special attention to the Marvel universe. Take a look at the entire NSFW rant below (if you just want the bits about Marvel, start at 2:58):
For those who can't watch the video or just want to relive some of these choice quotes, here's a quick breakdown of Boll's attack on fans:
"You make 2000 bucks a month and the only thing what you is you bring it to the box office to watch the next brainwashing..."
"It's so pissing me off how fake that business is, but also how the young people of today falling in the f*cking trap, because they're all stupid."
"You know, like wake the f*ck up! Iron Man is not existing. The Avengers are not existing. These are all f*cking retarded idiots."
"And Robert Downey Jr. and all them people are idiots. Not idiots, they just grab the money."
"And they're laughing their asses off that the people pay money to that stupid, absurd sh*t that they are shooting, like Captain America and all that completely crap."
Let me take this moment to remind you that this is the guy responsible for BloodRayne and House of the Dead, two video game adaptations that left a lot of these so-called idiots wanting their money back. To call a bunch of passionate fans stupid just because they didn't fund your movie is beyond petulant, and even if some criticisms of Hollywood have some truth to them, throwing Marvel under the bus will get you nowhere.
Plus, this is certainly not the first time that Boll has responded this aggressively when things don't go his way. When he read a negative review of his movie Postal, he wrote to the Wired writer with a scathing e-mail. Here's an excerpt from another time Boll let his true colors show:
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 f*ck her …because she cooks for you now since 30 years ..so she deserves it.
In the end, Boll didn't amass the funds for his movie, but he mentions that he has enough to play golf for the rest of his life. Perhaps a life of leisure will make him a little less angry.