Family has its moments, falls a bit flat

Family may have its moments but there’s no reason why this star-studded comedy doesn’t work any better than it absolutely should. Kate Stone (Taylor Schilling) is the career-oriented woman working for a hedge fund in New Jersey.  She’s firm in her beliefs.  One could say that this is how she climbed the corporate ladder to be senior vice president.  Kate goes as far as to tell new employee Erin (Jessie Ennis) to not make friends…

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Under the Eiffel Tower is charming due to Matt Walsh

Matt Walsh, a UCB co-founder and co-star on Veep, delivers a charming but long-overdue leading performance in Archie Borders’ Under the Eiffel Tower. Stuart (Matt Walsh) had been working for a company that specializes in Kentucky Bourbon among iothers.  Unfortunately, he loses his job right as the film begins.  When his friends, Frank (David Wain) and Tillie (Michaela Watkins) invite him to join them on their Paris vacation, he doesn’t miss the opportunity to say…

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Brigsby Bear was Criminally Unseen in 2017

Brisgby Bear was a cute heartfelt film that made its debut at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. The film, directed by Dave McCary, was on my radar from the moment that Sundance released their program lineup.  It’s barely even made $500,000 at the box office and this just isn’t right.  The star-studded cast alone should be enough to draw folks to the box office: Kyle Mooney, Beck Bennett, Claire Danes, Mark Hamill, Jorge Lendeborg Jr.,…

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Brigsby Bear: A Comedy Full of Heart

Brigsby Bear is a comedy full of heart and one of the rare comedy highlights this summer. Directed by Dave McCary from a screenplay by Kevin Costello and Kyle Mooney, the indie comedy stars Mooney, Beck Bennett, Claire Danes, Mark Hamill, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Greg Kinnear, Kate Lyn Sheil, Ryan Simpkins, Matt Walsh and Michaela Watkins.  Andy Samberg, who produces with The Lonely Island team, has a cameo role as Eric.  Phil Lord and Christopher…

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Trailer: Brigsby Bear unveiled prior to Comic Con panel

Sony Pictures Classics has unveiled the trailer for Brigsby Bear prior to its release on July 28th in New York and Los Angeles. Directed by Dave McCary from a screenplay by Kevin Costello and Kyle Mooney, the indie comedy stars Mooney, Beck Bennett, Claire Danes, Mark Hamill, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Greg Kinnear, Kate Lyn Sheil, Ryan Simpkins, Matt Walsh and Michaela Watkins.  The Lonely Island, Lord Miller, 3311 Productions and YL Pictures produced the indie…

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A Better You: Matt Walsh’s Improv Comedy stars a Who’s Who

A Better You assembles an amazing ensemble cast of some very funny comedians that are known for their improvisational skills. Upright Citizen Brigade founder Matt Walsh directs the film, which he co-wrote with Brian Huskey, Running just under 90 minutes, the improvised comedy stars Huskey, Morgan Walsh, Horatio Sanz, Erinn Hayes, Andy Daly, with Joe Lo Truglio, Walsh, Rob Huebel, Adam Pally, Mo Gaffney, and Natasha Leggero. There are minor cameos of Riki Lindhome, Reid…

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