Sep 30, 2022
Vengeance is a suspenseful and smart comedy about a writer who attempts to solve a murder of a woman he knows. Vengeance, the directorial debut from writer and star B.J. Novak (The Office) tells the story of Ben Manalowitz (Novak), a journalist and podcaster who travels from New York City to West Texas to investigate the death of a girl he was hooking up with. A culture class that broadens Manalowitz’s view in this who dunnit comedy thriller. The ensemble cast includes Ashton Kutcher, Issa Rae, Boyd Holbrook, J. Smith-Cameron, and Grammy award winner, John Mayer. [2022, USA, 107 min, Rating: R] Richard Roeper of the Chicago Sun-Times pens, “It's mesmerizing work in a film that constantly surprises us, and mostly in a good way.” Todd Jorgenson of Cinemalogue says, “ A fresh and relevant satire about media, politics, and technology." Venue: Cinema Art Theater. Presenter: Rehoboth Beach Film Society.