Tagged: Kristen Wiig

The Ghostbusters Abby (Melissa McCarthy), Holtzmann (Kate McKinnon), Erin (Kristen Wiig) and Patty (Leslie Jones) inside the Mercado Hotel Lobby in Columbia Pictures' GHOSTBUSTERS. 0

‘Ghostbusters’ is a silly little comedy that became a cultural lightning rod

Remember when The Interview came out and everyone decided that seeing a silly little comedy was some kind of patriotic act of defiance to North Korea? The all-female Ghostbusters reboot is a lot like that—a silly little comedy that somehow ignited a culture war on the internet and became way more significant than it probably should have been.

THE MARTIAN - Matt Damon portrays an astronaut who faces seemingly insurmountable odds as he tries to find a way to subsist on a hostile planet. 0

Story and science make ‘The Martian’ compelling sci-fi

Great sci-fi films combine visual effects, plausible science, and engaging characters who feel like real people. It’s a difficult balancing act between explosions and action, math and engineering, and an engrossing emotional journey. This is why great sci-fi films are so few and far between, and why The Martian gives me hope that this kind of movie can exist in the effects-ridden landscape of current sci-fi and action movies.

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SNL Greats Bill Hader And Kristen Wiig Get Serious In ‘The Skeletons Twins’

SNL stars Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader star as estranged twins Maggie and Milo. When both feel that they’re at the end of their ropes, an unexpected reunion forces them to confront how their lives went so wrong. For Maggie, that means re-examining her marriage to sweet “nature frat boy” Lance and her own self destructive tendencies, while Milo must face the pain of an early heartbreak he never quite got past. As the twins’ reunion reinvigorates them both, they realize the key to fixing their lives just may lie in accepting the past and mending their relationship with each other.

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‘Anchorman 2’ does Ron Burgundy justice

Comedy sequels rarely live up to the original movie, especially if the first one became a cult favorite. The typical formula is to just repeat the exact same plot with a few subtle changes...

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Chicks rule in Bridesmaids

Some people say that women aren’t funny. In fact, in the grand history of comedy, women have been mostly relegated to playing girlfriends and wives of the leading men. Even today, many of comedy’s...

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Paul taps into shared geek knowledge

Any movie written by Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, starring Seth Rogen and Kristen Wiig and featuring a scene set at Comic Con is right up my alley, so naturally, I was very excited for...

Despicable Me fun in 3D 0

Despicable Me fun in 3D

In the tradition of Shrek, Universal’s Despicable Me is a film for kids, that’s also fun for adults. The Pixar-like 3D animation wows children and the cast list alone is enough to get adults...