Sundance 2020: Palm Springs

The charming Palm Springs puts a different spin on the romantic comedy genre in a way that will certainly feel familiar to viewers. Nyles (Andy Samberg) takes the attention away from maid of honor Sarah (Cristin Milioti) at her sister’s destination wedding.  Her speech was a recipe for disaster so its naturally for the best.  Subsequently, the two of them hit it off together.  But this film isn’t just about them.  No, it’s about Abe…

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Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping is Genius Satire

Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping is a genius satire as the musical mockumentary genre gets an update for the 21st century. When we first meet singer/rapper Conner4Real (Andy Samberg) in Popstar, the former Conner Friel on the verge of releasing his sophomore album, Connquest.  It’s been some time since his former band, The Style Boyz, broke up.  While he’s still working with Owen Bouchard (Jorma Taccone), former bandmate Lawrence Dunn (Akiva Schaffer) has been pushed aside.  Much…

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