Who's Uwe Boll? German movie director, responsible for really horrid low-budget videogame-derived stinkers like "House of the Dead," "Alone in the Dark," and "Bloodrayne." Even fans of schlock horror can't stand his stuff, to which the director tends to respond with upraised middle finger or an invitation to a boxing match.
Either this is the most brilliant publicity stunt I've ever heard of or it's mercy-killing by mass ballot. Feel free to cast your vote, but if you do, play fair -- suffer through one of Boll's movies first.
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