A Happening of Monumental Proportions

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Administrators at an elementary school scramble to hide a dead body from students and parents on Career Day.

Cast & Crew

Allison Janney
Principal Nichols
Common
Daniel
Rob Riggle
Mr. Pendlehorn
John Cho
Mr. Ramirez
Gary Lundy
Screenwriter
David Gardner
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  • Even if the above factors were clicking on all cylinders, the wrong touch in the editing bay could sink the moment.

    September 25, 2018 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…
  • This ensemble film has a slight edge to compensate for its blaring score and comedic misfires.

    September 22, 2018 | Full Review…
  • There will be worse movies this year yet. But "A Happening" may take the 2018 prize for being the one with the faultiest instincts, and without a single genuine moment.

    September 22, 2018 | Full Review…

    Dennis Harvey

    Variety
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  • For a large cast of characters played by some of the biggest names in Hollywood, the acting wasn't groundbreaking. But it definitely is charming...

    September 21, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • Judy Greer assembled a monumental cast for her directing debut, A Happening of Monumental Proportions. Then she stranded her fellow actors with material that doesn't even begin to tap into their talents.

    September 21, 2018 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…
  • Seldom has so much name talent been assembled in the service of a film as wan and misguided as "A Happening of Monumental Proportions," a title that couldn't be less apt if it tried.

    September 20, 2018 | Full Review…

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