HipZOMJoint Movie Pick of the Week 09/21/18: Assassination Nation

The controversial film, Assassination Nation, smashes its way into theaters today. The film is described as Black Mirror meets The Purge.

The film is directed by writer/actor/director Sam Levinson It stars Odessa Young, Suki Waterhouse, Hari Nef, Abra, Anika Noni Rose, Colman Domingo, Maude Apatow, Joel McHale, and Bella Thorne. The film had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 21, 2018, and was released in the United States on September 21, 2018, by NEON, AGBO, and Refinery29.

The plot of the film follows Salem high school senior Lily Colson (Odessa Young) and her pals spend their time in a haze of social media and party. When the people of Salem are targeted in a malicious data hack, all privacy is destroyed and lives are ruined as deadly secrets are exposed. The small town turns on each other and descends into violent chaos as they hunt for the culprit. Lily and her friends must band together if they want to survive the night and restore peace in the town they love in this satirical teen thriller.

Check a clip from the film below:

The film is now playing at a theater near you.

 

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