Goodbye World

Synopsis: James and Lily, estranged from society, live off the grid, raising their young daughter in a cocoon of comfort and sustainability. When a mysterious mass text ripples its way across the country, triggering a crippling, apocalyptic cyber attack, their home transitions from sheltered modern oasis to a fortress for the estranged old friends that show up at their door for protection and community. The unexpected reunion--abundant with revelry and remembrances, generously enhanced by organic wine and weed--is quickly undermined by the slights of the past, the spark of lingering flirtations and the threat of a locally grown new world order. Balancing tense confrontations with slivers of levity, director Denis Henry Hennelly pinpoints a future where ideology explodes into action in every area.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Production: IDP/Samuel goldwyn Films
  1 win & 1 nomination.
 
IMDB:
5.5
Metacritic:
36
Rotten Tomatoes:
24%
NOT RATED
Year:
2013
99 min
23 Views

that your program director

cheated on his wife

with the teenage babysitter,

yet I'm the one who's unhireable.

He didn't get caught

on camera, honey.

It was a disaster.

What? What do you mean?

Yeah, I know Lev Berkowitz.

- The text message

- "Goodbye, world"

has been received by over

a million cell phones.

And many of those phones

have actually shut down

because of the sheer number of

messages they're receiving.

The source of the virus still

a mystery at this point,

but as you can imagine

authorities now

are looking into it,

hopefully trying to pinpoint

exactly where it's coming from.

When we come back we'll

have our own tech experts

and hopefully shine some

light on the mystery.

Also, we'll have more on

the controversial decision

by the Supreme Court concerning

life sentences for minors.

All of that, plus news updates,

and your weather and

sports when we come back.

Now we're receiving

unconfirmed reports

that the nation is under a

large-scale cyber attack.

I'm told it's suspected

of being connected

to that "Goodbye, world" text.

There have been disruptions

in basic utility service

around the country in some

of the larger urban areas,

including New York,

Chicago, Boston and...

Well, my name, Zaakir,

I'm versatile

And plus I never eat

the cow if ain't Halal

While you rap or bit our

styles in the third degree

Can you turn that down a bit?!

What?

Showcase with the voice

that's oh, so fresh

And I can still serve a

brother in a minute or less

Could you turn it down?

Huh?

Save my breath

And let my nigga Mark

7even just do the rest

Do the rest...

So do you want to bring

it up or should I?

Either way, but I think it would

help if you apologized first.

And what exactly do you

think I should say?

Uh, I don't know.

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