The Catechism Cataclysm
The Catechism Cataclysm (2011)

Storytelling in all its forms is skewered in The Catechism Cataclysm. In this divinely bizarre and funny tale, wild characters infuse stories within stories until the lines between the Bible, Mark Twain, and campfire tales are hilariously… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: October 19, 2011
DVD Release Date: February 27, 2012
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Critic Score: 44% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

A grating and witless would-be spoof of religion, male-bonding and, it seems, horror movies.

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David Fear
Time Out

Such detours into psychotronic oddity for its own sake can make even a 75-minute running time feel like an eternity.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews's ultimately impossible to walk away from The Catechism Cataclysm feeling that it could (and should) have been much, much better.

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Scott Tobias

William and Robbie's adventure has a shaggy-dog charm that's hard to resist.

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Paul Brunick
New York Times

Weird and well-acted...

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John Gholson

It's a very dumb comedy made by very smart folks.

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Noel Murray
AV Club

Even after the movie takes its turn for the surreal, it remains rooted in the reactions of slack-faced good guy Little and the gruff-but-loveable Longstreet.

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Nick Schager
Village Voice

Taking the notion of toilet humor literally but incapable of delivering its promised religious satire, The Catechism Cataclysm is more muddled than its tongue-twister title.

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Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
Ebert Presents At The Movies

A lot of it is tedious and directionless.

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Kyle Fowler
The Catechism Cataclysm starts out promising to be one of the great comic masterpieces of our time. Perfect comic acting and comic timing, not to mention some… More