And Now A Word From Our Sponsor (2013)



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Movie Info

Adan Kundle (Bruce Greenwood), CEO of a major advertising agency, is discovered unconscious in front of a wall of TVs. When he wakes in the hospital, Adan can only communicate through advertising slogans. There he meets Karen Hillridge (Parker Posey), the hospital's Head of Charity Foundation, who has a past history with Adan. Unable to stay in the hospital, and while waiting for long term care placement, Karen reluctantly decides to take Adan into her home for what is to be a few days. Through … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Michael Hamilton-Wright
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 16, 2013
Paladin Films - Official Site


as Adan Kundle

as Karen Hillridge

as Lucas Foster

as Meghan Hillridge

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Critic Reviews for And Now A Word From Our Sponsor

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (8)

A mild, toothless satire - a "Being There'' where there's barely any there there.

Full Review… | May 10, 2013
New York Post
Top Critic

With the nimble Greenwood and a kinder, gentler-than-usual Posey in charge, "And Now" proves a thoroughly engaging lark.

Full Review… | May 9, 2013
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

To describe "And Now a Word From Our Sponsor" as a one-joke skit stretched well beyond the breaking point isn't entirely fair, because when used ingeniously, which is very seldom, the joke lands.

Full Review… | May 9, 2013
New York Times
Top Critic

Plop plop. Fizz fizz. Oh, what a missed opportunity it is!

Full Review… | May 9, 2013
Top Critic

Always-good Greenwood ambles through on charm and bemusement, but the film is still an idea in search of meaning.

Full Review… | May 9, 2013
New York Daily News
Top Critic

[Greenwood] can't rescue the movie all by himself, but he does at least transform it into a first-rate acting class.

Full Review… | May 9, 2013
AV Club
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Audience Reviews for And Now A Word From Our Sponsor

This Canadian comedy about a burnt-out ad man who can only speak in product catch phrases is directed by Zack Bernbaum. Starring Bruce Greenwood and Parker Posey, I was expecting something funny or at least deep... but got nothing out of it. From the beginning to the end it was uninspiring, with few good lines which are not enough to keep audience watching, regardless to their IQ.

I love artistic movies with structure, well developed characters in a good screenplay, I don't mind experimenting during directing - but this movie had nothing of all these things. Someone takes your company, your creation and you just answer with stupid ad slogans and shake their hand... well, there were few of annoying scenes like that. The guy is a CEO and cannot answer anything? Very unbelievable. I watched the movie to the end thinking that something will happen and make this film at least watchable. But, never happened!

If you are one of those guys who loves to waste time in life, adores movies with no concept and no real ending, while the decisions of the main character drive you crazy - give it a go! For all others: STAY AWAY!

Panta Oz

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