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God Bless America

  • Bobcat Goldthwait /
  • USA /
  • 2011 /
  • 105 mins

Joel Murray, Tara Lynne Barr, Melinda Page Hamilton, Mackenzie Brooke Smith, Rich McDonald / Fiction / English

The perfect black comedy for those who long for a swift and violent antidote to the idiocy of contemporary media culture. Divorced, diagnosed with terminal cancer, and fired from his job, middle-aged Frank (Joel Murray) figures he has nothing to lose by killing an obnoxious reality-TV celebrity with an overdeveloped sense of entitlement. High-school student Roxy (Tara Lynne Barr), who witnesses and applauds Frank’s deed, is thrilled to join him on a road trip of cultural serial-killing.

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