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Authors Anonymous (2014)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 18 March 2014 (USA)
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When a dysfunctional group of unpublished writers accept Hannah into their fold, the last thing they expect is her overnight success. Can these lovable misfits achieve their artistic dreams and avoid killing one another in the process?

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Ellie Kanner

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David Congalton

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Credited cast:
Kaley Cuoco ... Hannah Rinaldi
Tricia Helfer ... Sigrid Hagenguth
Chris Klein ... Henry Obert
Jonathan Banks ... David Kelleher
Teri Polo ... Colette Mooney
Jonathan Bennett ... William Bruce
Dennis Farina ... John K. Butzin
Dylan Walsh ... Alan Mooney
Charlene Amoia ... Eudora
Diane Robin ... Lois Pepper
Meagen Fay ... Maureen
Daniel Riordan ... Richard Brodwell
Robb Skyler ... Dr. Xiroman
John Griffin ... Blau
Scott Ford Scott Ford ... Hot Bartender
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After a dysfunctional group of unpublished writers with the motto "all for one" accept Hannah Rinaldi (Kaley Cuoco) into their fold, the last thing they expect is her overnight success - but that's exactly what they get. While her career takes off, her eccentric and envious colleagues (Chris Klein, Teri Polo, Dylan Walsh, Dennis Farina and Jonathan Bennett) struggle to find their own paths to publishing fame and fortune. Tensions rise, rivalries form, and hearts are broken. Rejection turns to desperation. Good thing they're only armed with pens... Written by Forever Sunny Productions

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Happy endings are hard to write.

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Rated PG-13 for some suggestive material | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Richard Brodwell's address is 4441. Hannah's lucky number is 4, but she's deathly afraid of 13... Which is what you get if you add 4+4+4+1. See more »

Quotes

John K. Butzin: Everything that John K. Butzin has learned about writing comes down to two simple words: Tom Clancy.
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Welcome To The Night
Written by Bri Cuoco, CM French & Joe Gillette
Performed by Bluebird
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Depressing stereotypes
11 November 2016 | by michi-02147See all my reviews

Since literature and movies usually need a kind of conflict they center on, this movie is about a writing group breaking apart by jealous feelings.

The members of the writing group meet again and again to read and comment on each others writing. These meetings are recorded by a camera team - much in the way "like the Kardashians'" as one character would put it. In between these meetings the camera follows each member of the group on their quest to be read authors.

"Authors Anonymous" is listed as a comedy, though I most certainly would not categorize it as one. There was no chance to interrupt the movie with heartfelt laughter, a chuckle or even a smirk. Rather, one/I felt rather sorry, uncomfortable or bored by a plot that could be foretold and characters that where pure chliché.

I really like Kaley Cuoco on "The Bing Band Theory". I just felt a little disappointed that the character she plays in this movie is so alike to the one in the series. I'm very positive her range is much wider and it would have been interesting to see that. She plays her part uniquely just as everyone else in the movie does.

Still, this comedy is rather depressing. In case you are looking for something uplifting, this might not be the right time to watch "Authors Anonymous". In case you need a little Hollywood-reality insight topped with stereotypes, then enjoy!


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