4.7/10
731
7 user 10 critic

And Now a Word from Our Sponsor (2013)

Trailer
1:42 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Video

An advertising CEO wakes up in the hospital speaking only in ad slogans.

Director:

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

A comedy about a woman who saves her chicken farm and her family by agreeing to be the subject of a "reality show" with a celebrity Hollywood weight loss expert. Both women change and discover the true meaning of success.

Director: Derek Estlin Purvis
Stars: Parker Posey, Kathryn Erbe, Jay Harrington
Short | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

As thousands are sent to the gas chambers, one SS Officer tries to save a train full of Hungarian Jews on its way to Auschwitz.

Director: Zack Bernbaum
Stars: Garth Mercer, Markus Reymann, Paul Babiak
Highland Park (2013)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A high school faculty lotto pool places its fate in the lucky numbers they've played for ten years after hearing budget cuts have eliminated all their jobs.

Director: Andrew Meieran
Stars: Billy Burke, Danny Glover, Parker Posey
Price Check (2012)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Peter, a family man who works for a failing supermarket chain finds his life shaken up by his new boss, Susan, who starts to groom him for an executive position. Money and opportunities are within his grasp, but at what price?

Director: Michael Walker
Stars: Parker Posey, Eric Mabius, Annie Parisse
The Oranges (2011)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

The enduring friendship between the Walling and Ostroff families is tested when Nina, the prodigal Ostroff daughter, returns home for the holidays after a five-year absence and enters into an affair with David, head of the Walling family.

Director: Julian Farino
Stars: Leighton Meester, Hugh Laurie, Catherine Keener
Comedy | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A 1970s version of the future, where personalities and asteroids collide.

Director: Jack Plotnick
Stars: Patrick Wilson, Liv Tyler, Marisa Coughlan
Happy Tears (2009)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Two sisters, Jayne (Posey) and Laura (Moore), return home to deal with their ailing father Joe (Torn), only to face some surprising situations.

Director: Mitchell Lichtenstein
Stars: Parker Posey, Demi Moore, Rip Torn
Lost Luck (2013)
Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The trials and tribulations of Emma Charlton in her love life as she learns that love conquers all, even in-laws.

Stars: Bruce Greenwood, Nick Zano, Maksim Chmerkovskiy
HairBrained (2013)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

When 14-year old genius/outcast Eli Pettifog is rejected from Harvard, he ends up at Ivy League wannabe Whittman College. It's hate at first sight. At Whittman, Eli meets 41- year-old ... See full summary »

Director: Billy Kent
Stars: Alex Wolff, Brendan Fraser, Julia Garner
The Secret Lives of Wives (TV Movie 2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Explores the unvarnished truth behind the marriages of four different women, breaking down the creative ways each close friend nurtures, maintains and endures what many see as an impossible... See full summary »

Stars: Kim Raver, Valerie Cruz, Salli Richardson-Whitfield
Criticsized (2015)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Carl T. Evans
Stars: Callum Blue, Kerr Smith, James Kyson
Crazy House (TV Movie 2014)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Revolves around two friends who, after accidentally sending their boss into a coma via an office prank, successfully plead insanity and are sentenced to an asylum.

Director: Jeff Tomsic
Stars: Parker Posey, Johnny Pemberton, Eugene Mirman
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Adan Kundle
...
Karen Hillridge
...
Lucas Foster
...
Meghan Hillridge
...
Jason
...
Jenny
...
Senator James Allen
...
Susan
...
Dr. Lewis
...
Chairman
...
Ben
Garth Mercer ...
Joe Salesman
...
Mary
...
Car Saleswoman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
W. Steven Wright ...
Guy in Hallway
Edit

Storyline

An advertising CEO is found mysteriously unconscious in front of a wall of TVs in an electronics store. When he wakes up in the hospital, he is only able to communicate through advertising slogans. Taken in by the head of the hospital's charity foundation, he begins to have a profound affect on her life and the strained relationship she has with her daughter. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

It's all a matter of perspective.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

10 May 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mainoskatkolla  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A word from any sponsor would be better than this awful movie
1 November 2013 | by See all my reviews

I kept waiting for this movie to have a point, a plot or a personality. It never did.

Characters appear out of nowhere, no backstory is ever explained, the few motivations supplied are not sufficiently fleshed out enough to make us care about the characters, and the ending is magic realism in spades.

Adan Kundle, the CEO of an advertising company, can only speak in advertising slogans. So he sometimes appears as an "idiot savant" along the lines of Peter Sellers in Being There, but without the brilliant writing which gave that movie its heart.

After the first hour I kept watching because I had already wasted that much time and I hoped for some resolution at the end. It never came, and I ended up wasting all the time I spent watching it.

Do yourself a favor and don't waste YOUR time as I did.


3 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
And Now A Word From Our Sponsor Screening in Newport Beach- 4/27 + 5/2! fermc-661-144038
ambiguity decoy000
Discuss And Now a Word from Our Sponsor (2013) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?