Bam Bam and Celeste
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Bam Bam and Celeste
Taunted by their classmates since grade school and never quite able to escape the culturally suffocating confines of their homogenized Midwestern hometown, a pair of small-town misfits make a break for the big city in this comedy from director Lorene Machado. Celeste (Margaret Cho) is an overweight, Korean, former goth-punk whose best pal since childhood has been queeny African-American Bam Bam (Bruce Daniels). Now in their early thirties and curious to explore the outside world, Celeste and Bam Bam catch wind of a reality television makeover show that's in search of a challenge. Convinced… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Comedian Margaret Cho calls her first non-concert feature as writer-star "a fag and fag-hag 'Thelma and Louise,'" a description that's funnier than anything in Bam Bam and Celeste."
‑ Dennis Harvey, Variety
"Light and inoffensive but lacks the depth and revolutionary bite of Cho's best stand-up material."
‑ Rob Gonsalves,
"you'll have to be a lifetime member of the loyal Cho army to enjoy this low-rent road picture."
‑ Don Willmott,
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