No God, No Master
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When a series of package bombs show up on the doorsteps of prominent politicians and businessmen in the summer of 1919, U.S. Bureau of Investigation Agent William Flynn (Strathairn) is assigned the task of finding those responsible. He becomes immersed in an investigation that uncovers an anarchist plot to destroy democracy. Based on true events of the 20's the film sets the stage for a timely drama with resoundingly similar parallels to the contemporary war on terrorism and the role government plays to defeat it. (C) Monterey Media
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 63%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A film that probably should have been called "No Ambien? No Problem!""
‑ Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times
"Green is both a capable filmmaker and a clear history buff."
‑ Danny King, Village Voice
"With this suppressed US history of rebellion, anarchism, the Palmer raids and the IWW resurrected at the movies, this moral thriller gets points for just existing. Even if somewhat a reticent victim itself of the government intimidation it indicts here."
‑ Prairie Miller, WBAI Radio
"A series of issue-driven snapshots instead of something genuinely illuminating."
‑ Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times
"Although marred by a weak script and an obtrusive film score, this film is saved by its theme, namely the Palmer Raids of 1919 that was a precursor to the abuse of democratic rights happening right now."
‑ Louis Proyect, rec.arts.movies.reviews
"Strathairn delivers even canned lines like they're fresh from the vine, and Ray Wise, as one of two characters without an accent, is again brilliant at being the most duplicitous man you can't beat with common sense or a stick."
‑ Sara Maria Vizcarrondo, Movies With Butter
"Interesting politics done in by so-so filmmaking."
‑ Joe Neumaier, New York Daily News
"[No God, No Master is] ambitious in a way that more expensive films are rarely allowed to be anymore, illuminating a fascinating, underexplored era of American history [...]"
‑ Chris Klimek, The Dissolve
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