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Set in what we can only assume is a near future, Monolith chronicles the horrors endured by young mother Sandra (Katrina Bowden). Sandra is a faded pop star, a women who has had it all but given it up to become a mother and wife. When we first meet her it becomes clear that she misses her old life and, despite clearly caring for her son, resents him slightly.
Worried that her husband might be wandering she impulsively decides to surprise him and sets out on a cross-country journey with her young son David in tow. Along the way they encounter traffic and, on the advice of the satellite navigation system, cut through the desert hills. Then through a series of unfortunate events Sandra ends up locked outside the car, with baby David alone on the inside.
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- Kat Hughes
Mark Harrison Jul 1, 2016
Need a laugh? Here's our guide to 25 comedies that are on Netflix UK now, and are well worth your time...
Putting aside all of the chunter about VPNs and rising subscription costs for a moment, there are more hidden gems to be discovered on Netflix UK than you might expect, and we've been combing through the streaming site's current catalogue to find some of the most underappreciated comedies on offer.
We've come up with this fairly broad selection of films that varies on several fronts. We've picked out a mix of belly laughers and dark comedies, with a couple of dramedies thrown in for good measure. They're not all big Hollywood comedies, but neither are they all films that you're hearing about for the first time, though we've tried to order them according to how well known they may or may not be. What they all have »
Title: Hard Sell Distributor: Momentum Pictures Director: Sean Nalaboff Writer: Sean Nalaboff Cast: Katrina Bowden, Skyler Gisondo, Kristin Chenoweth Running Time: 120min Rated: Unrated (Language) In Theaters And Available On VOD And iTUNES: May 20, 2016 Hardy Buchanan (Skyler Gisondo, Vacation 2015) is a senior at an elite private school with a mentally unstable mother Lorna (Kristin Chenoweth, Pushing Daisies). He takes his mother’s sick dog Walter to the vet and finds out he’s dying. In order to pay for the surgery, he asks for help from Bo (Katrina Bowden, Tucker and Dale Vs Evil), a mysterious girl Hardy found living in the homeless shelter where he volunteers. Bo has [ Read More ]
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In "Hard Sell," Hardy Buchanan (Skyler Gisondo), a poor high school surrounded by rich kids at his elite private school, struggles at home with his unstable mom (Kristin Chenoweth) and her prized dog Walter. When Walter gets sick and requires surgery, Hardy has to come up with fast cash. In a moment of desperation, he teams up with Bo (Katrina Bowden), a beautiful, aimless socialite, to develop a scheme to profit off of wayward, sexually-frustrated teens at their school. In addition to "baring herself" in front of much of the student body, she shares her wisdom with kids who have problems of their own. In this exclusive clip from "Hard Sell," see Bo teach a group of prep school boys about breasts and oral sex. Read More: Momentum Pictures Acquires North American Rights to Kristin Chenoweth-Starring 'Hard Sell' "Hard Sell" is Sean Nalaboff's directorial debut. The »
- Vikram Murthi
At a loss for what to watch this week? From new DVDs and Blu-rays, to what's new on Netflix and TV, we've got you covered.
TV Worth Watching
"Castle" (Monday on ABC at 10 p.m.)
This is another gigantic week for TV finales, including the "Mike & Molly" and "Castle" series finales, plus season finales for "Bates Motel," "NCIS," "Chicago Med," "NCIS: New Orleans," "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," "Chicago Fire," "The Middle," "The Goldbergs," Empire," "Modern Family," "Black-ish," "DC's Legends of Tomorrow," "The 100," "Grey's Anatomy," "Mom," "The Blacklist," "The Catch," "Grimm," "The Originals," "Shark Tanks," Banshee," "Saturday Night Live," "America's Funniest Home Videos," "The Simpsons," "Family Guy," "Bob's Burgers" and "Mr. Selfridge." Whew! And that's not even counting the two shows below.
- Gina Carbone
“This is an impressive first feature from Nalaboff — you can’t help but fall in love with the characters Skyler Gisondo and Katrina Bowden portray, and be taken back to the many heart-breaking and character-building firsts of those important teen years,” said Little. »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Jeremy Kay)
Momentum has released a trailer for writer-director Sean Nalaboff’s upcoming comedy drama Hard Sell, which stars Katrina Bowden, Skyler Gisondo and Kristin Chenoweth. Check it out below after the official synopsis…
Set on the shores of Long Island’s Gold Coast, the story centers around Hardy Buchanan (Skyler Gisondo), a poor high school senior surrounded by affluence at an elite private school. Hardy struggles to support his unstable mom (Kristin Chenoweth) and her prized possession, Walter, the family dog. When Walter gets sick, Hardy has to come up with fast cash to pay for the surgery. Alone and having no one to turn to, Hardy sides with Bo, (Katrina Bowden), an aimless beauty he meets at community service. Hardy and Bo team up and discover ways of profiting off of the wayward teens at school with deep pockets and even heavier issues. The unlikely duo’s new business takes »
- Amie Cranswick
Sean Nabloff directed from his own script in his feature debut. Producers are Nalaboff, Jimmy Seargeant and Jared Greenman through Yellow Cote Productions. The film will receive a day-and-date theatrical release in the spring.
“Hard Sell” is set on the Gold Coast of Long Island. It centers on Gisondo’s character, a senior at an elite private school who struggles to support his unstable mom, played by Chenoweth. Desperate to make some quick cash, he enlists the help of a beautiful runaway, played by Bowden. They devise an unconventional plan of profiting off of the wayward teens at Hardy’s school — which places them amid the lifestyles of the rich and dysfunctional.
“‘Hard Sell’ is a wonderful coming-of-age story that tackles some very real questions: »
- Dave McNary
Momentum Pictures has acquired North American rights to Hard Sell, the indie dramatic comedy starring Skyler Gisondo, Katrina Bowden and Kristin Chenoweth. The pic, which marks writer-director Sean Nalaboff's feature film debut, will be released in the spring day-and-date. The plot: Set on the Gold Coast of Long Island, it centers on Hardy Buchanan (Gisondo), a senior at an elite private school who struggles to support his unstable mom (Chenoweth). Desperate to make some… »
9 items from 2016
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