Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar is the funniest, most outlandish comedy you could ever want to see. After weeks on streamers that want extra dough to see it, you can now watch it on Hulu with your subscription price.Continue reading “Review: Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar”
Wonder Woman 1984 was a terrific superhero blockbuster extravaganza. But it did not leave me bursting with enthusiasm the way the 2017 film did. I was so wound up by the earlier film I wrote 3 lengthy posts about how great it was. I won’t have that much to say this time.Continue reading “Wonder Woman 1984 Didn’t Make Me Sing with Joy”
Where’d You Go, Bernadette is based on a novel I really enjoyed by Maria Semple. It’s impossible to have loved the novel and not be annoyed by the film.Continue reading “Review: Where’d You Go, Bernadette”
If you are a regular reader of this blog, you are also probably the kind of person who has already watched the Wonder Woman 1984 trailers several times. Nevertheless, I am putting them here to show my enthusiasm and to keep the record straight.Continue reading “Are you looking forward to Wonder Woman 1984?”
Where’d You Go, Bernadette is based on the 2012 best seller by Maria Semple. I absolutely loved the book and am wondering how in the world it’s been adapted into a screenplay.Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Where’d You Go, Bernadette?”
Ghost Town from 2008 is a comedy that slipped past me when it came out. It recently caught my eye on Netflix and I found it good for a lot of laughs. Continue reading “Review: Ghost Town”
Ghostbusters is awesome. Don’t let anybody rain on your Ghostbusters parade. It’s hilarious. The special effects are excellent. The dialog is ridiculous. The actors are wonderful. It’s awesome. Continue reading “Review: Ghostbusters”
Hateship Loveship is an 2014 independent film starring Kristen Wiig as the slightly odd woman Johanna Parry. It’s a tale about love and trust as it unfolds in the life of the strange off-kilter Johanna.
Also featured in the film are Guy Pearce, Hailee Steinfeld, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sami Gayle, Christine Lahti, and Nick Nolte. Continue reading “Review: Hateship Loveship”
The Skeleton Twins stars Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader. According to the trivia at IMDB, this duo have appeared together over half a dozen times in other movies and on television, including on Saturday Night Live. In this film they play twins. Their history and chemistry serves them well here. Both give impressive, nuanced performances.
Spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Review: The Skeleton Twins”
Welcome to Me stars Kristen Wiig as a mentally ill woman who wins $86M in the lottery and puts herself on a TV show that is all about her. Kristen Wiig is fantastic in this part and proves her talent as a dramatic actress with her portrayal of Alice Klieg.
Spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Review: Welcome to Me”