NETFLIX Review: God Bless America (2012)

Frank (Joel Murray) has had enough of the downward spiral of American culture. Divorced, recently fired, and possibly terminally ill, Frank truly has nothing left to live for. But instead of taking his own life, he buys a gun and decides to take out his frustration on the cruelest, stupidest, most intolerant people he can imagine — starting with some particularly odious reality television stars. Frank finds an unusual accomplice in a high-school student named Roxy (Tara Lynne Barr), who shares his sense of rage and disenfranchisement. Together they embark on a nationwide assault on our country’s most irritating celebrities.

Have to say I think I liked this more on reflection. The ideas the film is based on are pretty much my thoughts on society and celeb culture on the whole. Very darkly funny which I like.

It’s not perfect but I do respect Bobcat Goldthwait’s idea.

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