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3 years, 5 months ago at Aug 26 15:02
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That's right, written and directed by Bobcat Goldthwait, yup, the crazy guy from the Police Academy movies.
If I had known that at the beginning of the movie I may not have watched it either (sorry Bobcat), I'm glad I didn't, because I watched it, loved it and was blown away when I found out who wrote/directed it. I greatly enjoyed this movie (probably not for everyone, dark humor for sure) ... read more

Guns, girl, and the joy of life

3 years, 3 months ago at Oct 17 3:15
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I wonder why it had so limited theatrical release. It is fun to watch, it has guns, a lot of shooting, a lot of good jokes, etc. It has all ingredients of a blockbuster except of zillions of computer generated images. But more or less nobody had a chance to see it in a theater.

There are not only guns, but also knives and killings and a lot of blood. All this is to be taken at the s... read more

Venomously Funny Satire

2 years, 11 months ago at Mar 7 1:55
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Despite a fairly small viewership, Bobcat Godtwait's pitch-black comedy "God Bless America" has proved to be somewhat controversial since it's release, which was no doubt what Goldtwait intended. Rumors abound about it's 'glorification of violence,' 'tasteless content,' and so-called 'Liberal agenda.' So here I am to weigh in my two cents.

First of all, the allegation that the fi... read more
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Fed up with the cruelty and stupidity of American culture, an unlikely duo goes on a killing spree, killing reality TV stars, bigots and others they find repugnant.
Release date: 31 May 2012
Tags: Comedy (8), Dark Comedy (6), 2011 (6), Killing Spree (4), Murder (3), Black Comedy (3), Crime (3), Satire (3), Reality Television (3), 2010's (2), Road Trip (2), 2010s (2), Consumerism (2), Vigilante (1), Independent Film (1), Loud Neighbor (1), 2012 (1), Hateable Female Character (1), Cancer (1), (1)
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"First Viewing Viewed: February 8th Plot: On a mission to rid society of its most repellent citizens, terminally ill Frank makes an unlikely accomplice in 16-year-old Roxy."


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moviebuff15 posted a review 2 years, 11 months ago

Venomously Funny Satire

“Despite a fairly small viewership, Bobcat Godtwait's pitch-black comedy "God Bless America" has proved to be somewhat controversial since it's release, which was no doubt what Goldtwait intended. Rumors abound about it's 'glorification of violence,' 'tasteless content,' and so-called 'Liberal agenda.' So here I am to weigh in my two cents.

First of all, the allegation that the film is political propaganda is pure bollocks. Despite the mockery of extreme right-wingers and 'Obama-as-Hitler' ridiculousness, "God Bless America" proves to be, like it's protagonist Frank, largely politically neutral.

By the beginning of the film, Frank (Joel Murray) is enraged and psychotically angry. Drinking and fantasizing about killing the inconsiderately loud next-door couple and their b” read more

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“I liked the structure of this movie and even a lot of what it had to say as social commentary. However, the blase-blase attitude the film had about killing should have been one of the things Frank had a problem with...movies and entertainment that have devalued life to the point where so many of these Jersey Shore watching types might have no compunction about picking up a gun and 2nd Amendment-ing people without so much as shedding a tear. After that unbelievably long sentence, let me just say that God Bless America was a fairly interesting film and I encourage people to acquire their own take on the points being made.” read more

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"God Bless America has so much potential for being a freshly comedic take on the Bonnie and Clyde storyline, with additional disdain for today's mainstream culture. Instead, this film comes off as far too preachy for me to enjoy very much. It goes on a downward spiral after the first third, implicating its ridiculous tone for the sake of ridiculousness, rather than actually trying to make a point. Its events are unbelievable, but its tone is even harder to connect with. "


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Guns, girl, and the joy of life

“I wonder why it had so limited theatrical release. It is fun to watch, it has guns, a lot of shooting, a lot of good jokes, etc. It has all ingredients of a blockbuster except of zillions of computer generated images. But more or less nobody had a chance to see it in a theater.

There are not only guns, but also knives and killings and a lot of blood. All this is to be taken at the same time lightly and seriously. The main characters, Frank and Roxy, kill only bad guys, but for them the bad guys are not the usual blockbuster villains, but fairly common people. If you cannot stand a lot of blood, stay away from this movie.

Tara Lynn Barr plays Roxy with charming spontaneity and joy. Joel Murray plays Frank a little bit heavy, but probably, the script is at fault, not he.” read more

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