Authors Anonymous

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  • PG-13
  • 2014
  • 4.4  (2,338)
  • 16

Authors Anonymous is a 2014 indie comedy-drama movie that revolves around a group of writers who are all trying to make it big in the literary world. The movie is directed by Ellie Kanner and was written by David Congalton. The story of Authors Anonymous follows a group of aspiring writers who attend a weekly support group to discuss their work and help each other improve their craft. The group is led by a struggling novelist named Henry Obert (played by Chris Klein), who has yet to make it big despite publishing several novels.

One day, a new member named Hannah Rinaldi (played by Kaley Cuoco) joins the group and immediately becomes a success. Hannah's book becomes a bestseller, and she finds fame and fortune almost overnight. The rest of the group is left feeling jealous and resentful, as they struggle to get even a single book published.

To make matters worse, Hannah's success attracts the attention of a famous author named John K. Butzin (played by Jonathan Banks), who offers to mentor her and help her write her next book. The group is in awe of Butzin and sees him as the ultimate mentor, but they soon realize that he is not as great as they thought when they discover that he is stealing their ideas and using them in his own novels.

As the group members deal with their own insecurities and frustrations, they must also navigate their romantic relationships. Henry is in love with Hannah and is devastated when he realizes that she is not interested in him romantically. Meanwhile, a couple in the group, Alan (played by Dennis Farina) and Colette (played by Tricia Helfer), are having marital problems because of their differing levels of success as writers.

Amidst all the drama, the group must come together to support each other and overcome their jealousy and resentment. In the end, they realize that their friendships and love of writing are more important than fame and success.

Overall, Authors Anonymous is a heartwarming and humorous movie that will resonate with anyone who has ever pursued their dreams. The performances by the cast are excellent, especially Kaley Cuoco, who delivers a standout performance as the successful writer Hannah. The movie tackles some serious themes like jealousy, ambition, and the sacrifices one has to make to become successful, while also delivering some laugh-out-loud moments. It is a must-watch for anyone who loves books, writing, or just a good comedy-drama.

Authors Anonymous is a 2014 comedy. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.4 and a MetaScore of 16.

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