Written and directed by Bobcat Goldthwait, this film is a searing indictment of the current state of America and its people's attitude and behaviour toward one another.
It starts with a narration from Frank (Jeff Murray), our protagonist whose had enough with the inconsiderate and the rude. He suffers from migraines, his neighbours and through his late-night TV viewing we experience a constantly depressing reflection of the world as it is.
This however, is not a film for everyone, if you make it past the shocking violence in the first two and a half minutes, you'll be right for the rest of the film (it doesn't get that graphic again).
Frank has a pretty rough morning; he's fired from his job for being nice and told he has an inoperable brain tumour. From there he decides to rid the world of people 'who deserve to die' and after his first kill, picks up tagalong teenager Roxy (Tara Lynne Barr).
The dynamic between Frank and Roxy reminded me a lot of Rainn Wilson and Ellen Page's characters in Super (2010). Even Rainn Wilson's character was named Frank in that similarly-themed film. Roxy's unbridled enthusiasm to murder people is also on par with Ellen Page's overeager sidekick Libby.
A lot of the variations on real world television, to avoid legal issues, are spot-on and work without descending into parody. Many people will recognise the Super Sweet 16 girl freak out over receiving the wrong car for her birthday.
There are a few creatively-framed shots, such as the opening glide from Frank's neighbours' apartment to his own. Also notable, the synchronous use of a reality TV personality's outburst as Frank's daughter throws a tantrum of her own during a phone call.
The only problems I had with the film were; the brief use of animation (which felt out of place) and its similarities with Super. Super itself had some stylised animation and used it to better effect in its title sequence.
Mainly though, this a film with much to say, merely punctuating its points with the (mostly-CG) blood splatter of the people Frank and Roxy gun down on their spree. To detail Frank's problems with America would be a disservice to the film. You simply need to watch it and decide whether you agree with his point of view or not.
See it if you liked any of the following: Super (James Gunn, 2010), Kick-Ass (Matthew Vaughn, 2010), Falling Down (Joel Schumacher, 1993), Network (Sidney Lumet, 1976).