However, they did not expect the armed resistance from the neighbourhood. It looks like we don't have a Synopsis for this title yet. So she runs, and is pursued into a basement by two street menaces. Lucy then tells everyone to meet up at the laundromat to get guns to fight with. Church Avenue, service by the G and F lines, as the visible signage shows. Bushwick is a 2017 American action thriller film directed by Jonathan Milott and Cary Murnion and written by Nick Damici and Graham Reznick. For balance. The site's critical consensus reads, "Bushwick's sociopolitical subtext gives it more heft than the average action thriller, but those ideas are given short shrift in what amounts to a disappointing shoot-'em-up. Lucy runs out to try to find help but gets chased by two men.  Geoff Berkshire at Variety wrote that "Even if the low-budget execution is uneven at times, there’s enough snap to the filmmaking, and enough raw power in the premise, to make for solid B-movie excitement. Together they decide to cross the treacherous five blocks of Bushwick - littered with looters, local militias and the invading forces, in order to get home and be reunited with Lucy's grandmother. With Dave Bautista, Brittany Snow, Angelic Zambrana, Jeremie Harris. Lucy later tells Stupe that she came in on the L train; as seen on the signage at the beginning of the movie, the Church Street station services the G and F. What’s the big deal? (Side note: I know that screaming-man-on-fire is a favorite shock effect of hack filmmakers the world over, but “stop drop and roll” is a real-life thing, unlike “shooting zombies in the head is the only way to kill them,” which is only a movie thing.
Stupe convinces the mercenary to reveal the DMZ, where the US Army is extracting non-combatants: Grover Cleveland Park. As the movie barrels its way to the end nightfall is upon us and Lucy and her sister get tantalizingly close to the DMZ. The fighting gets harried and full of close quarter chaos. James and his mother keep Belinda hostage so as to ensure Stupe and Lucy comply. Just click the "Edit page" button at the bottom of the page or learn more in the Synopsis submission guide. Jose runs out to see what is going on, but is immediately killed by an explosion. Under the opening credits, there are a series of relatively pleasant helicopter views of Brooklyn, starting from the shores of Coney Island. Bushwick Glenn Kenny August 25, 2017. Additionally, they seem to have written their dialogue by typing out “We gotta get the f**k out of here!” into their Final Draft document, copying that, and then pasting it onto each page, two or three times. The final shot of smoke shows that the rest of New York City has been under attack as well. Drugged up, Belinda does not realize what is going on until a mercenary breaks into the home. Lucy, a second year grad student in civil engineering, and her boyfriend Jose are exiting a subway in Bushwick (in Brooklyn) where they see a man on fire running down into the station.  On November 4, 2015, Brittany Snow was cast in the film replacing Levy to play her role Lucy.
After both are injured during the fighting, they have to work together to rescue family members and escape to the US army's extraction point for civilians. Jane Levy was attached to play the female lead role of Lucy. The movie’s main feature is a group of long-take, moving-camera action scenes that I guess might have been more engaging had the characters on the run and in battle been figures you wanted to spend any time with. On March 4, 2015, it was announced that Jonathan Milott and Cary Murnion would direct the disaster action thriller film Bushwick based on the script by Nick Damici and Graham Reznick, while producers would be XYZ Films' Nate Bolotin and Bullet Pictures' Adam Folk. I once set my entire forearm on fire in a lighter fluid mishap, and I stopped, dropped and rolled instinctually, and it worked! Lucy, whose grandmother must be really very strict, goes to the sidewalk anyway, to see an overturned flaming Mr. Softee truck, and varied parties shooting and blowing stuff up.
For some reason they have crafted an inadvertently hilarious exchange between its two main characters: “Where are you going?” “Hoboken.”. Then: cut to an underground subway station. This movie will lose the goodwill of any longtime New Yorker watching it within the first ten minutes. , 2017 film directed by Jonathan Milott and Cary Murnion, "Jane Levy Signs On To Brooklyn Disaster Film 'Bushwick, "Dave Bautista Joins Jane Levy In Indie Action Thriller 'Bushwick'; Clementine Nicholson Cast In 'Underworld 5, "AFM: Brittany Snow to Cross 'Bushwick' With Dave Bautista (Exclusive)", "Brittany Snow and Dave Bautista Are Filming Action Scenes in Bushwick", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Bushwick_(film)&oldid=984718886, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 21 October 2020, at 18:05. The obnoxious, opportunistic premise is a menace-from-within scenario that’s laughable even in the wake of certain current events. As Stupe heads off to the washroom, he is mistakenly shot and killed by a scared teenage girl hiding inside. Belinda gets shot in the leg and Lucy runs over to her. As the resistance fights back, Lucy and Belinda stick together and run towards the helicopters. Synopsis Stop, drop and roll works. Stupe knocks out the mercenary and the trio begin to make their way to the park.
Along the way, they encounter James and his mother in their building. It looks like we don't have a Synopsis for this title yet.
Their reverie is interrupted by a screaming man, his body entirely on fire, running down from the subway’s street level stairs.
When they reach Lucy's grandmother's home, they find her already dead because of heart failure. They reach the DMZ, but it is heavily guarded by the mercenaries. These set pieces are either getting much easier to do, or they are the sole talent of co-directors Cary Murnion and Jonathan Milott, because the filmmakers distinguish themselves in precisely zero other ways. Soul!
They’re mildly concerned because there doesn’t seem to be anyone around but otherwise are feeling jokey about milquetoast boyfriend’s impending introduction to Lucy’s grandmother. When a U.S. based military force invades their Brooklyn neighborhood, 20-year-old Lucy and war veteran Stupe must depend on each other to survive. Stupe, a combat veteran, leaves his home to try to reach his family in Hoboken, Lucy joins him as she tries to get to her grandmother's house. | | This movie will lose the goodwill of any longtime New Yorker watching it within the first ten minutes. In the Dave Bautista-starring action thriller Bushwick, two residents of the New York neighborhood band together to survive a harrowing ordeal in which their community turns into a war zone.Considering the recent violent political climate of the United States, the film's themes are more prescient than ever, a scary fact that directors Cary Murnion and Jonathan Milott weren't surprised by. | Stupe is a stock Bautista type: taciturn, grunty, all that. Lucy meets Stupe after coming up from the subway into the military invasion of Brooklyn. Yikes. Bushwick is a 2017 American action thriller film directed by Jonathan Milott and Cary Murnion and written by Nick Damici and Graham Reznick. Interrupting this unsavory bit of race-baiting is Dave Bautista, an ex-Marine named “Stupe,” who owns the basement in which the rape is considered. Under the opening credits, there are a series of relatively pleasant helicopter views of Brooklyn, starting from the shores of Coney Island. Now sensible people might react to this sight by going back down to the track level and getting the next train to somewhere else, but Lucy and milquetoast boyfriend have to check out the situation, because apparently Grandma is hung up on punctuality. Plot Keywords But ultimately the movie ends with the two of them getting shot down just in … No sooner does milquetoast boyfriend get to the sidewalk than he too is incinerated.  The score was composed by rapper and producer Aesop Rock. BUSHWICK tells the story of twenty-year- old Lucy (Snow) and war veteran Stupe (Bautista). As Stupe and Lucy wait for James to arrive with Belinda, they briefly talk about their lives before the war, with Stupe revealing his family had actually died during the September 11 attacks, and had told Lucy he was going to Hoboken just to try to get rid of her, but is glad she stayed with him. He has written for a host of other publications and resides in Brooklyn. James' mother blackmails Stupe and Lucy into going to the local church where evacuees are hiding and convince the parish priest to meet up at a local laundromat to arm everyone to fight back as they head to the DMZ. Ask Martin Scorsese. The mercenary reveals that Texas is seceding from the United States and partnered with other Southern states (Louisiana, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia and Georgia with parts of Maryland and Pennsylvania also) to form the New American Coalition, with militias to infiltrate US areas, including Bushwick, for insurgency. Although the black one ends up being the more sexual-assault-menacing one. They find her in a house but the men are killed by Stupe, the owner of the house.
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