West Coast Premiere
As if he were born in the backseat of a car at a Texas drive-in movie theater, Joe Bob Briggs was brought into this world to elucidate the importance of low brow B-movies. First hitting the airwaves in 1986 on The Movie Channel, Joe Bob was a different sort of horror host. Avoiding the ghoulish and gothic tropes, he embraced his Texas roots and brought a good ol’ boy charm to the proceedings.
After 10 years at The Movie Channel, Joe Bob drove his RV over to TNT’s MonsterVision and continued his hillbilly hijinks for another four years, until the sun set over the drive-in there. Come 2018, the projector was fired up once again and Joe Bob returned for The Last Drive-In on Shudder. Originally intended to be a one-off event, Joe Bob’s resurrection proved so popular that The Last Drive-In was brought back for several other one-off events and then, its only series.
There are two things that Joe Bob is well versed in: movies and rednecks. So it’s no surprise that he combined them into a one-man show, HOW REDNECKS SAVED HOLLYWOOD.
REDNECKS is a hilarious, informative, moonshine-soaked journey of the Redneck through cinema history, from the dawn of silent films to the modern era. Featuring movie clips and Joe Bob’s always witting analysis—including the existential difference between Forrest Gump and Sling Blade—you’re in for a real treat.
Hulu Theatre @The Egyptian