I saw Ralph Breaks the Internet this week. I loved the first movie and the trailer for this sequel looked pretty promising. I had high expectations. After all, I gave up Taron Egerton Fan Service in Robin Hood (it must have been there) for in place of this film, so it had better be good. And it WAS. Weird how sequels don’t suck like they used to. Time was when you could safely ignore a sequel unless it was getting rave reviews but these days sequels seem to be all at least as good as their previous films. Read more
It’s not that often you see a straight-up comedy these days. Sure there’s romantic movies that are funny, or enormously long comic-book action movies that have funny bits, or even kid’s movies that are funny (if you’re lucky). Very few movies are actually funny in by themselves. But Popstar attempted to do just that and I think it succeeded. I found Popstar funny, like REALLY funny. Of course I’m a sucker for Incompetence Humor. when people confidently try to do things they are clearly incapable of and then are puzzled when it doesn’t work out, that makes me laugh every time. Read more
From Universal Pictures and producer Judd Apatow comes Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping – a film written and directed by The Lonely Island (Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone). The movie is set for theatrical release June 3rd, 2016 and alongside Samberg, Shaffer and Taccone, it co-stars Sarah Silverman, Tim Meadows, Maya Rudolph, Bill Hader and MANY, MANY more.