Authors Anonymous Reviews

June 7, 2014
Each of the players comes across as a one-note stereotype with the same kind of behavior going on in practically every scene.
April 29, 2014
Tiresome ensemble comedy pokes fun at publishing industry.
April 18, 2014
The only reason to watch this picture is for the novelty value of feeling bad for Chris Klein and/or Teri Polo. To each his own, but my recommendation is "pass."
April 17, 2014
"Authors Anonymous" proves too kindhearted to stick to its satirical guns; even the documentary conceit recedes when it becomes inconvenient.
April 17, 2014
"Authors Anonymous" makes the same mistake it chides its characters for: hero worship.
April 17, 2014
Pulling off a broad satire requires great finesse: If, as in the mockumentary "Authors Anonymous," all of the subjects are idiots, why should we care?
April 17, 2014
Not even this movie's foolish characters could fail to notice the irony: there isn't a single moment of creativity in their own story.
April 17, 2014
Stars Chris Klein and Kaley Cuoco, and is directed by a woman who was once the casting director for MVP: Most Valuable Primate.
April 16, 2014
You get the sense that Kanner would benefit from attending a few workshops of her own.
April 16, 2014
Some good performances and amusing insights are undone by a mockumentary format that doesn't fully support them. The stuff that works will ring a few bells for writers, though, and that may make it worth a conditional look.
April 16, 2014
"Authors Anonymous" may be about amateur writers. But its own script needed a professional polish.
April 15, 2014
[...] Perhaps because the fake-doc construct has become so familiar [...] the bar for turning that approach into something fresh and genuinely funny is simply too high for this movie to clear.
April 14, 2014
It takes the easiest approach to every scene, haphazardly juggling different tones without integrating them into a cohesive and consistent thematic identity.