Opening

94% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Jul 11
100% Boyhood Jul 11
9% Rage Jul 11
25% A Long Way Down Jul 11
—— The Class Of '92 Jul 08

Top Box Office

17% Transformers: Age of Extinction $37.1M
24% Tammy $21.6M
85% 22 Jump Street $9.8M
31% Deliver Us from Evil $9.7M
92% How to Train Your Dragon 2 $9.0M
48% Earth to Echo $8.4M
49% Maleficent $6.2M
53% Jersey Boys $5.2M
24% Think Like a Man Too $4.9M
90% Edge of Tomorrow $3.7M

Coming Soon

—— The Purge: Anarchy Jul 18
—— Sex Tape Jul 18
—— Hercules Jul 25
—— Lucy Jul 25
—— Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 01

Premieres Tonight

85% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
44% Working the Engels: Season 1

New Episodes Tonight

25% Black Box: Season 1
100% Defiance: Season 2
40% Dominion: Season 1
41% Gang Related: Season 1
86% Maron: Season 2
94% Rectify: Season 2
—— Rookie Blue: Season 5

Discuss Last Night's Shows

—— Graceland: Season 2
—— Hot in Cleveland: Season 5
50% Jennifer Falls: Season 1
—— Motive: Season 2
69% Mystery Girls: Season 1
—— Rogue: Season 2
100% Suits: Season 4
38% Taxi Brooklyn: Season 1
—— Wilfred: Season 4
43% Young & Hungry: Season 1

God Bless America Reviews

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For a movie that purports to be a statement about how mean-spirited and crass we've become, Goldthwait has no qualms piling on. Blowing a baby away with a 12 gauge - real or imagined - is about as bottom of the barrel as it gets.

Full Review Source: NECN | Original Score: F

October 22, 2012
Jason Zingale
Bullz-Eye.com

It never amounts to much more than a one-dimensional piece of revenge fantasy that isn't any better than the subjects it's satirizing.

Full Review Source: Bullz-Eye.com | Original Score: 2/5

April 5, 2012
Roger Moore
McClatchy-Tribune News Service

Broad, mean, with inconsistent political aims and uneven performances.

Full Review Source: McClatchy-Tribune News Service | Original Score: 1.5/4

May 10, 2012
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Here is a film that begins with merciless comic savagery and descends into merely merciless savagery. But wow, what an opening.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2/4

May 10, 2012
Alonso Duralde
TheWrap
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This movie's idea of topical satire is to score points off of My Super Sweet 16 and legendary American Idol reject William Hung. Timely!

Full Review Source: TheWrap

May 10, 2012
Adam Lee Davies
Little White Lies

Goldthwait shows a knack for pin-pointing the sulphurous hues within the kaleidoscopic rainbow of alienation and frustration, but has sadly failed to paint any of them black.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 1/5

July 3, 2012

Goldthwait presents an ironic dichotomy: In his fervor to rail against multiple examples of media missteps, the filmmaker unintentionally delivers a mistep of his own.

Full Review Source: Doddle | Original Score: 3/10

May 10, 2012
Amy Biancolli
San Francisco Chronicle
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In this "Falling Down" of pop-cultural observation, Goldthwait forgets the thrill of the chase; he's more concerned with piercing verbal barbs than actual suspense.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

May 10, 2012
Alison Willmore
Movieline

An overly bleak film ready to write off the world and go down in a blaze of gunfire, both middle fingers raised.

Full Review Source: Movieline | Original Score: 4.5/10

May 10, 2012
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

Through it all, the film never comes up with a way to convince us Murray's behavior has any internal logic.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 1/4

May 10, 2012
Nick Schager
Slant Magazine

By wholeheartedly taking its main characters's side instead of complicating or censuring his homicidal vigilante crusade, it proves inanely one-note and preachy.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 1.5/4

May 7, 2012
Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile

Although it promises much, the film ultimately fails to deliver the substance, with the stream of deadly bullets making a goddamn mess but never quite hitting the artery

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

November 11, 2012
Margaret Pomeranz
At the Movies (Australia)

It's not that you don't sympathise with the characters' sentiments it is, though, that you can't actually go along with their agenda.

Full Review Source: At the Movies (Australia) | Original Score: 3/5

November 15, 2012
Sara Stewart
New York Post
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The real problem is there's just not enough plot on which to hang the message that mean people suck.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 2/4

May 11, 2012
Nick Pinkerton
Village Voice
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When the monotonous squib-popping subsides, the movie is often static and talky, lapsing into criticism-hedging qualifications and anti-everything speechifying.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

May 8, 2012
Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

The new film's fire-power is too sloppy, too wide-spread; it barely scathes even the easy target of an American television talent show complete with Simon Cowell clone.

Full Review Source: Financial Times | Original Score: 2/5

July 5, 2012
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

I sympathize with its attitudes... But Goldthwait -- as writer and director -- doesn't know what to do with this except rage incoherently and ineffectively at the state of the world...

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher

July 4, 2012
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Sicko one-trick pony film, whose black comedy is tiresome and mostly unfunny.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: C

December 3, 2012
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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Mr. Goldthwait's screenplay is essentially a comedy act fleshed out with a story he doesn't try to make convincing.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2.5/5

May 10, 2012
Pete Vonder Haar
Houston Press

[I[n a culture of outrage, where even non-events are peeled apart by an army of amateur and professional complainers, Goldthwait has missed the boat.

Full Review Source: Houston Press | Original Score: 2/5

May 12, 2012

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May 12, 2012
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