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Coffee, Kill Boss (2013)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Mystery | 24 October 2013 (USA)
From its humble beginnings as a tannery for hog bellies, the Wood and Wood corporation has evolved into a vast, corrupt modern-day holdings corporation. Lifelong employee and self-described... See full summary »

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Henry Wood
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Dom McMillian
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Walt Ford
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From its humble beginnings as a tannery for hog bellies, the Wood and Wood corporation has evolved into a vast, corrupt modern-day holdings corporation. Lifelong employee and self-described 'company man' HENRY WOOD (Eddie Jemison) should have been handed the reins to the company after his father died three months ago, but he was instead passed over by the board for an interim president, WALT FORD (Robert Forster). Today, top management has gathered at headquarters to await an offer of acquisition that will make them each rich beyond their dreams--and divorce Henry once and for all from the business his grandfather started 80 years earlier. The day starts badly when Walt Ford is found hanging from a noose in the boardroom. When management elects to ignore the suicide until their deal has closed, the decision sends the entire office into a death spiral of finger pointing, deal-making, prophetic PowerPoint presentations and gruesome murders. Those left alive must work together to find a ... Written by bloodclay

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A Waste of Time on a Bad Joke of a Comedy
25 October 2013 | by (Austin, TX, United States) – See all my reviews

Usually the Austin Film Festival has very good films. But the opening night film Coffee, Kill Boss was absolutely awful. The film was poorly written, quickly filmed and without any redeeming value. The acting is also quite poor and unbelievable. It was supposed to be a comedy about a Board of Directors locked in an office and employees start killing each other. But while there were occasionally funny moments, the whole story seemed completely pointless. At first I thought they might be trying to satire the corporate business world, but that got lost along the way. Most of the characters were uninteresting and unlikable stereotypes. They managed to make fun of both the blind and the elderly. Many in the audience were just shaking their heads at how this film every got produced and accepted to AFF. It was a waste of 94 minutes that I'll never get back. If you see this film advertised, run in the other direction.


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