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  • 20
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    This would-be satire earns an E for Effort for wanting to be to the advertising world what “Being There” was to television. show more

  • 50
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    While Greenwood and Posey turn on enough charm to make this a fairly painless experience, Zack Bernbaum’s And Now a Word From Our Sponsor is a mild, toothless satire — a “Being There’’ where there’s barely any there there. show more

  • 12
    Tomas Hachard Slant Magazine

    It's a testament to Bruce Greenwood's acting that Adan never becomes entirely as insufferable as the words that come out of his mouth. show more

  • 40
    Time Out New York

    At least this tepid satire can coast on the charms of its cast. show more

  • 50
    Gabe Toro The Playlist

    The project seems compromised by a meager budget and limited scale. show more

  • 70
    Gary Goldstein Los Angeles Times

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

  • 50
    Stephen Holden The New York Times

    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. show more

  • 40
    Peter Debruge Variety

    Plop plop. Fizz fizz. Oh, what a missed opportunity it is! In the well-cast but seldom funny satire And Now a Word From Our Sponsor. show more

  • NA
    Village Voice

    The dialogue is unspeakable, the scenes unplayable, the waste of talent unpardonable. show more

  • 50
    Mike D'Angelo The A.V. Club

    Had this moronic part been given to almost anybody else — including folks as talented as, say, Robin Williams or Jim Carrey — the result would very likely have been an unmitigated disaster. Greenwood, however, commits to it wholeheartedly, much the way that Naomi Watts’ struggling actress character treated her hackneyed soap-opera dialogue in Mulholland Drive. show more

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