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'The Most Hated Woman in America'
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Netflix13/20

'The Most Hated Woman in America'

An all-star cast (Melissa Leo, Adam Scott, Peter Fonda, Juno Temple, Mad Men's Vincent Katheiser) recount the stranger-than-fiction tale of Madalyn Murray O'Hair, the woman who founded the American Atheists organization back in the early Sixties, helped to get Bible-reading out of schools and was later kidnapped and killed by one of her former employees. We don't want to say Leo was born to play this fiery, take-no-shit woman, but we will say that it's impossible to think of anyone else doing justice to this prickly pioneer, especially when it comes to the movie's true-crime elements.