Bushwick

2017
  |  Book Tickets: 03/06/2017
  |  Watch Now: 04/09/2017
  |  89 min
Rated 15 by the BBFC

Synopsis

UK Premiere Director: Cary Murnion, Jonathan Millot. Starring: Dave Bautista, Brittany Snow, Angelic Zambrana, Jeremie Harris, Myra Lucretia Taylor, Arturo Castro. USA 2017. 93 mins. On the way to Grandma’s house with a new boyfriend in tow, Lucy (Brittany Snow) steps off the subway into an utter bloodbath on the streets of Brooklyn’s Bushwick neighborhood. Texas is attempting to secede from the Union, and militia forces have descended upon New York City to claim it as an East Coast base of operations and negotiation tool. Faced with a flurry of whizzing bullets and total destruction around every corner, Lucy takes shelter in the basement of Stupe (Dave Bautista), a burly war veteran who reluctantly helps her traverse the treacherous five-block stretch of Bushwick to reach her destination—assuming it’s still there. Directors Cary Murnion and Jonathan Milott return to the screen with this intense and frenetic follow-up to their comedy/horror debut Cooties (2014 Sundance Film Festival). Bolstered by an immersive score from indie hip-hop mainstay Aesop Rock, Bushwick is an exhilarating thrill ride that is not to be missed. “What distinguishes Bushwick from your standard-issue, boneheaded video game is its cheeky cerebral wit.” - The Hollywood Reporter

strong language, violence, threat, injury detail, sex references
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