Schmigadoon! Is A Golden Age Musical Homage

The Lorne Michaels-produced Schmigadoon!, starring Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key, is an homage to the Golden Age of Hollywood Musicals If you’re a fan of classic Hollywood or Broadway musicals, you’re going to enjoy this musical comedy. You certainly don’t have to be a fan of Broadway to enjoy the show. This is a series with catchy tunes by Cinco Paul and excellent choreography. Once we enter the world of Schmigadoon, they certainly know how…

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The Mitchells vs. The Machines is Awesome

Think of The Mitchells vs. The Machines as Her meets The Terminator in this all new star-studded comedy launching on Netflix. The Mitchells are an ordinary family doing ordinary things. They’re certainly like any other family. And yet, they’re going to find themselves having to save the world during the robot apocalypse (Ted Moseby voice: Kids, nobody ever learned anything while watching The Terminator). Anybody with a love of film will also find themselves resonating…

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Sundance 2021: How It Ends

How It Ends is the existential comedy-drama (mostly comedy) filmed during the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic that I didn’t know I needed. Liza (Zoe Lister-Jones) is on a mission to get to a party before the end of the world.  Joining her for the day is her younger self (Cailee Spaeny).  Because it is the last day on the planet, people can see her younger self.  This film takes place in some sort of metaphysical reality…

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The Little Hours: One of The Most Hysterical Films of 2017

The Little Hours returned to Chicago two months after its appearance in the Chicago Critics Film Festival and is one of the funniest movies of the year.  Writer/Director Jeff Baena and star Aubrey Plaza were on hand for a Q&A session at two of screenings this weekend. Written for the screen and directed by Baena, the film stars Alison Brie, Dave Franco, Kate Micucci, Aubrey Plaza, John C. Reilly, Molly Shannon, Fred Armisen, Jemima Kirke,…

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Band Aid fights it up through music

Band Aid is a funny relationship comedy where the fights are done through music.  The movie throws a new perspective on love in cinema. Written, directed, and produced by Zoe Lister-Jones, the film stars Lister Jones, Adam Pally, Fred Armisen, Susie Essman, Retta, Hannah Simone, Ravi Patel, Brooklyn Decker, Angelique Cabral, Majandra Delfino, Colin Hanks, Chris D’Elia, Jamie Chung, Erinn Hayes, Gillian Zinser, and Jesse Williams. Actress/writer Zoe Lister-Jones makes her directorial debut with this…

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