B.J. Novack (writer/director) gets a summoning phone call to nowhere Texas to attend the funeral for his "girlfriend". This "girlfriend" was actually a multi-night stand but nothing more. When he arrives, Paris's grieving brother gets him to agree to perform vengeance on her killer who no one has any idea of who that might be.
Ben contacts his podcast editor and gets her to allow him to stay and follow this family around chasing ghosts. There is a lot of dumb Texas humor caused by the clash of Ben's Brooklyn/East Coast intellect and the more, shall we say, mundane ways of the locals.
Shout out to Ashton Kutcher for playing a cowboy-hatted, philosophical record producer out there in the middle of nowhere.
This is a slow starter but it grows on you.
There will be a surprise before you leave.
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Topic - 'Vengeance': New Yorker meets the real West - Billy Wonka 19:13:11 07/30/22 (0)