And Now a Word from Our Sponsor

Metascore
33

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 10 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 10
  2. Negative: 3 out of 10
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  1. Reviewed by: Lou Lumenick
    May 9, 2013
    50
    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.
  2. Reviewed by: Gabe Toro
    May 9, 2013
    50
    The project seems compromised by a meager budget and limited scale.
  3. Reviewed by: Stephen Holden
    May 9, 2013
    50
    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.
  4. Reviewed by: Mike D'Angelo
    May 8, 2013
    50
    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.
  5. Reviewed by: Peter Debruge
    May 9, 2013
    40
    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.
  6. Reviewed by: Sam Adams
    May 7, 2013
    40
    At least this tepid satire can coast on the charms of its cast.

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