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Times Newsweekly
MONDAY NIGHT MOVIE SCREENINGAug. 8, “Midsummer’s Night’s Dream”directed by Julie Taymor; • Aug. 15, “The L
MONDAY NIGHT MOVIE SCREENING
Times Newsweekly / Posted yesterday
Aug. 8, “Midsummer’s Night’s Dream”directed by Julie Taymor; • Aug. 15, “The Look of Silence”directed by Joshua Oppenheimer; • Aug. 22, “Symbiopsychotaxiplasm”directed by William Greaves; and • Aug. 29, “This is Spinal Tap”directed by Rob Re... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Film ShortsSchaffer) for a successful solo pop music career that crashes on the rocks as h
Film Shorts
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
Schaffer) for a successful solo pop music career that crashes on the rocks as he releases his second album. The shadow of This Is Spinal Tap looms heavily over this, and the gaggle of real-life music stars portraying themselves doesn’t add much.... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
10 best 'American' movies, shows streaming for July Fourthbeautiful scenery from Sweden to Italy. Where it’s streaming: Hulu This bizar
10 best 'American' movies, shows streaming for July Fourth
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 2 days ago
beautiful scenery from Sweden to Italy. Where it’s streaming: Hulu This bizarre comedy plays like a mix of “Borat” and “This is Spinal Tap.” The movie follows a fictional Russian rock band as they tour America in hopes of making it big.... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
10 best 'American' movies, shows streaming for July Fourthbeautiful scenery from Sweden to Italy. Where it’s streaming: Hulu This bizar
10 best 'American' movies, shows streaming for July Fourth
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 2 days ago
beautiful scenery from Sweden to Italy. Where it’s streaming: Hulu This bizarre comedy plays like a mix of “Borat” and “This is Spinal Tap.” The movie follows a fictional Russian rock band as they tour America in hopes of making it big.... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
10 best 'American' movies, shows streaming for July Fourthbeautiful scenery from Sweden to Italy. Where it’s streaming: Hulu This bizar
10 best 'American' movies, shows streaming for July Fourth
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 2 days ago
beautiful scenery from Sweden to Italy. Where it’s streaming: Hulu This bizarre comedy plays like a mix of “Borat” and “This is Spinal Tap.” The movie follows a fictional Russian rock band as they tour America in hopes of making it big.... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
10 best 'American' movies, shows streaming for July Fourthbeautiful scenery from Sweden to Italy. Where it’s streaming: Hulu This bizar
10 best 'American' movies, shows streaming for July Fourth
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 2 days ago
beautiful scenery from Sweden to Italy. Where it’s streaming: Hulu This bizarre comedy plays like a mix of “Borat” and “This is Spinal Tap.” The movie follows a fictional Russian rock band as they tour America in hopes of making it big.... Read more
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KIVI Boise
10 best 'American' movies, shows streaming for July Fourthbeautiful scenery from Sweden to Italy. Where it’s streaming: Hulu This bizar
10 best 'American' movies, shows streaming for July Fourth
KIVI Boise / Posted 2 days ago
beautiful scenery from Sweden to Italy. Where it’s streaming: Hulu This bizarre comedy plays like a mix of “Borat” and “This is Spinal Tap.” The movie follows a fictional Russian rock band as they tour America in hopes of making it big.... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
10 best 'American' movies, shows streaming for July Fourthbeautiful scenery from Sweden to Italy. Where it’s streaming: Hulu This bizar
10 best 'American' movies, shows streaming for July Fourth
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 2 days ago
beautiful scenery from Sweden to Italy. Where it’s streaming: Hulu This bizarre comedy plays like a mix of “Borat” and “This is Spinal Tap.” The movie follows a fictional Russian rock band as they tour America in hopes of making it big.... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
10 best 'American' movies, shows streaming for July Fourthbeautiful scenery from Sweden to Italy. Where it’s streaming: Hulu This bizar
10 best 'American' movies, shows streaming for July Fourth
KGTV San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
beautiful scenery from Sweden to Italy. Where it’s streaming: Hulu This bizarre comedy plays like a mix of “Borat” and “This is Spinal Tap.” The movie follows a fictional Russian rock band as they tour America in hopes of making it big.... Read more
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Daily Mail
Rosie O'Donnell plays happy families with estranged daughter Chelseasurvivor Fran had hosted her Sunset Cabaret Cruise in aid of her Cancer Schmanc
Rosie O'Donnell plays happy families with estranged daughter Chelsea
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
survivor Fran had hosted her Sunset Cabaret Cruise in aid of her Cancer Schmancer charity. Among those performing at the This Is Spinal Tap favourite's event was Rosie, Fran's ex husband Peter Marc Jacobson, Christine Andreas,as well as other... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Film ShortsSchaffer) for a successful solo pop music career that crashes on the rocks as h
Film Shorts
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 8 days ago
Schaffer) for a successful solo pop music career that crashes on the rocks as he releases his second album. The shadow of This Is Spinal Tap looms heavily over this, and the gaggle of real-life music stars portraying themselves doesn’t add much.... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
�Popstar� lampoons music bizBy Craig Marks It’s a premise that worked to hilarious effect in the classic 1
�Popstar� lampoons music biz
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 8 days ago
By Craig Marks It’s a premise that worked to hilarious effect in the classic 1984 film “This Is Spinal Tap,” and it kind of works here, though the laughs are not consistent enough to make the film a must-see. On a “Spinal Tap” scale of 1 to 11, this... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Simpsons star swings to toe-tapping tunesfeatures Michael McKean and Christopher Guest — wrote, played and sang the song
Simpsons star swings to toe-tapping tunes
Adelaide Now / Posted 9 days ago
features Michael McKean and Christopher Guest — wrote, played and sang the songs helped make the 1984 mockumentary film This Is Spinal Tap and its soundtrack such an enduring success. He is performing at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival with his... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Ali McGregor and Eddie Perfect on the 2016 Adelaide Cabaret FestivalIt isn't just talking down to kids and can be clearly enjoyed equally. Perfect
Ali McGregor and Eddie Perfect on the 2016 Adelaide Cabaret Festival
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 10 days ago
It isn't just talking down to kids and can be clearly enjoyed equally. Perfect mentions having Harry Shearer (This is Spinal Tap and The Simpsons fame) performing with his wife Judith Owen will be quite exciting as will Sven Ratzke's... Read more
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The Young Witness
Ali McGregor and Eddie Perfect on the 2016 Adelaide Cabaret FestivalIt isn't just talking down to kids and can be clearly enjoyed equally. Perfect
Ali McGregor and Eddie Perfect on the 2016 Adelaide Cabaret Festival
The Young Witness / Posted 10 days ago
It isn't just talking down to kids and can be clearly enjoyed equally. Perfect mentions having Harry Shearer (This is Spinal Tap and The Simpsons fame) performing with his wife Judith Owen will be quite exciting as will Sven Ratzke's... Read more
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Western Advocate
Ali McGregor and Eddie Perfect on the 2016 Adelaide Cabaret FestivalIt isn't just talking down to kids and can be clearly enjoyed equally. Perfect
Ali McGregor and Eddie Perfect on the 2016 Adelaide Cabaret Festival
Western Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
It isn't just talking down to kids and can be clearly enjoyed equally. Perfect mentions having Harry Shearer (This is Spinal Tap and The Simpsons fame) performing with his wife Judith Owen will be quite exciting as will Sven Ratzke's... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Ali McGregor and Eddie Perfect on the 2016 Adelaide Cabaret FestivalIt isn't just talking down to kids and can be clearly enjoyed equally. Perfect
Ali McGregor and Eddie Perfect on the 2016 Adelaide Cabaret Festival
Kiama Independent / Posted 10 days ago
It isn't just talking down to kids and can be clearly enjoyed equally. Perfect mentions having Harry Shearer (This is Spinal Tap and The Simpsons fame) performing with his wife Judith Owen will be quite exciting as will Sven Ratzke's... Read more
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Manning River Times
Ali McGregor and Eddie Perfect on the 2016 Adelaide Cabaret FestivalIt isn't just talking down to kids and can be clearly enjoyed equally. Perfect
Ali McGregor and Eddie Perfect on the 2016 Adelaide Cabaret Festival
Manning River Times / Posted 10 days ago
It isn't just talking down to kids and can be clearly enjoyed equally. Perfect mentions having Harry Shearer (This is Spinal Tap and The Simpsons fame) performing with his wife Judith Owen will be quite exciting as will Sven Ratzke's... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Ali McGregor and Eddie Perfect on the 2016 Adelaide Cabaret FestivalIt isn't just talking down to kids and can be clearly enjoyed equally. Perfect
Ali McGregor and Eddie Perfect on the 2016 Adelaide Cabaret Festival
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 10 days ago
It isn't just talking down to kids and can be clearly enjoyed equally. Perfect mentions having Harry Shearer (This is Spinal Tap and The Simpsons fame) performing with his wife Judith Owen will be quite exciting as will Sven Ratzke's... Read more
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The North West Star
Ali McGregor and Eddie Perfect on the 2016 Adelaide Cabaret FestivalIt isn't just talking down to kids and can be clearly enjoyed equally. Perfect
Ali McGregor and Eddie Perfect on the 2016 Adelaide Cabaret Festival
The North West Star / Posted 10 days ago
It isn't just talking down to kids and can be clearly enjoyed equally. Perfect mentions having Harry Shearer (This is Spinal Tap and The Simpsons fame) performing with his wife Judith Owen will be quite exciting as will Sven Ratzke's... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Ali McGregor and Eddie Perfect on the 2016 Adelaide Cabaret FestivalIt isn't just talking down to kids and can be clearly enjoyed equally. Perfect
Ali McGregor and Eddie Perfect on the 2016 Adelaide Cabaret Festival
Daily Liberal / Posted 10 days ago
It isn't just talking down to kids and can be clearly enjoyed equally. Perfect mentions having Harry Shearer (This is Spinal Tap and The Simpsons fame) performing with his wife Judith Owen will be quite exciting as will Sven Ratzke's... Read more
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The Border Mail
Ali McGregor and Eddie Perfect on the 2016 Adelaide Cabaret FestivalIt isn't just talking down to kids and can be clearly enjoyed equally. Perfect
Ali McGregor and Eddie Perfect on the 2016 Adelaide Cabaret Festival
The Border Mail / Posted 10 days ago
It isn't just talking down to kids and can be clearly enjoyed equally. Perfect mentions having Harry Shearer (This is Spinal Tap and The Simpsons fame) performing with his wife Judith Owen will be quite exciting as will Sven Ratzke's... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Ali McGregor and Eddie Perfect on the 2016 Adelaide Cabaret FestivalIt isn't just talking down to kids and can be clearly enjoyed equally. Perfect
Ali McGregor and Eddie Perfect on the 2016 Adelaide Cabaret Festival
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
It isn't just talking down to kids and can be clearly enjoyed equally. Perfect mentions having Harry Shearer (This is Spinal Tap and The Simpsons fame) performing with his wife Judith Owen will be quite exciting as will Sven Ratzke's... Read more
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The Courier
Ali McGregor and Eddie Perfect on the 2016 Adelaide Cabaret FestivalIt isn't just talking down to kids and can be clearly enjoyed equally. Perfect
Ali McGregor and Eddie Perfect on the 2016 Adelaide Cabaret Festival
The Courier / Posted 10 days ago
It isn't just talking down to kids and can be clearly enjoyed equally. Perfect mentions having Harry Shearer (This is Spinal Tap and The Simpsons fame) performing with his wife Judith Owen will be quite exciting as will Sven Ratzke's... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Carl and Rob Reiner Tag Team for Trump Twitter Takedownthis week that could best be described as a Trump Twitter takedown. Rob is bes
Carl and Rob Reiner Tag Team for Trump Twitter Takedown
Houston Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
this week that could best be described as a Trump Twitter takedown. Rob is best known for directing comedies including “This Is Spinal Tap” and “When Harry Met Sally,” and also politically-themed movies including “A Few Good Men” and “The... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Carl and Rob Reiner Tag Team for Trump Twitter Takedownthis week that could best be described as a Trump Twitter takedown. Rob is bes
Carl and Rob Reiner Tag Team for Trump Twitter Takedown
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
this week that could best be described as a Trump Twitter takedown. Rob is best known for directing comedies including “This Is Spinal Tap” and “When Harry Met Sally,” and also politically-themed movies including “A Few Good Men” and “The... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
I Hate Your Favorite Movie: Film critic John Serba talks 'Popstar,' 'Warcraft,' more- a review exclusive to the podcast - and determine if Andy Samberg's music-biz
I Hate Your Favorite Movie: Film critic John Serba talks 'Popstar,' 'Warcraft,' more
Staten Island Advance / Posted 13 days ago
- a review exclusive to the podcast - and determine if Andy Samberg's music-biz mockumentary really deserves those "This is Spinal Tap" comparisons. Of course, I'm joined, as always, by Eric Hultgren, podcast producer and MLive marketing... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Popstar: Never Stop StoppingMichael McKean from Laverne & Shirley and SNL member Harry Shearer, to make a r
Popstar: Never Stop Stopping
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 15 days ago
Michael McKean from Laverne & Shirley and SNL member Harry Shearer, to make a real-seeming documentary about a fake band. This Is Spinal Tap was not hugely successful upon release (partially because people, including Ozzy Osbourne, weren't clear... Read more
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/Film
TV Bits: 'Nashville' Rescued by CMT, 'Homeland' Season 6 Details, and an Eddie Murphy Netflix Mockumentarymockumentaries remain a perfect medium for some of the funniest people alive to
TV Bits: 'Nashville' Rescued by CMT, 'Homeland' Season 6 Details, and an Eddie Murphy Netflix Mockumentary
/Film / Posted 16 days ago
mockumentaries remain a perfect medium for some of the funniest people alive to strut their comedic stuff (see also: This is Spinal Tap and A Mighty Wind). Now, Netflix is looking to get in on this action with a new original movie told in... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
For Andy Samberg, 'Popstar' is a show of respectLonely Island is bringing its brand of ridiculous faux pop to the big screen wi
For Andy Samberg, 'Popstar' is a show of respect
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 17 days ago
Lonely Island is bringing its brand of ridiculous faux pop to the big screen with "Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping." A "This Is Spinal Tap"-style mockumentary for a generation reared on Auto-Tuned pop hits and social media oversharing, "Popstar"... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2' tops with $35.3 million, 'Popstar' flopson a Boat”. The studio believes that “Popstar” could develop a cult following
'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2' tops with $35.3 million, 'Popstar' flops
Bdnews24.com / Posted 18 days ago
on a Boat”. The studio believes that “Popstar” could develop a cult following on home entertainment platforms, much as “This Is Spinal Tap” was embraced on video, in its day. “Films like this can have a long tail through the revenue chains,”... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
The 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' sequel disappointed at the weekend box officeTV spots to grab the attention of the fan base for this mockumentary look at th
The 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' sequel disappointed at the weekend box office
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
TV spots to grab the attention of the fan base for this mockumentary look at the popstar lifestyle that is basically a "This Is Spinal Tap" for Millennials. But it seems that wasn't enough to get the film even in the top five this weekend (it... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Lonely Island cinematic debut "Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping" shines as funny extended skitclued into how popular the Style Boyz were from endless guest appearances throu
Lonely Island cinematic debut "Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping" shines as funny extended skit
The Daily Californian / Posted 18 days ago
clued into how popular the Style Boyz were from endless guest appearances through docustyle interviews (a clever homage to “This is Spinal Tap”) with Nas, A$AP Rocky, Questlove, Ringo Starr, Mariah Carey, Simon Cowell, Arcade Fire, DJ Khaled and a... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
'Turtles' take over box office, 'Me Before You' surprises and 'Popstar' doesn't popformer boy band member who falls on hard times as a solo artist, “Popstar” is b
'Turtles' take over box office, 'Me Before You' surprises and 'Popstar' doesn't pop
Los Angeles Times / Posted 18 days ago
former boy band member who falls on hard times as a solo artist, “Popstar” is billed as a mock biopic in the tradition of “This is Spinal Tap” and “Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story.” With history as a teacher, musical parodies have proved to be a... Read more
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Hartford Courant
'Turtles' take over box office, 'Me Before You' surprises and 'Popstar' doesn't popformer boy band member who falls on hard times as a solo artist, “Popstar” is b
'Turtles' take over box office, 'Me Before You' surprises and 'Popstar' doesn't pop
Hartford Courant / Posted 18 days ago
former boy band member who falls on hard times as a solo artist, “Popstar” is billed as a mock biopic in the tradition of “This is Spinal Tap” and “Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story.” With history as a teacher, musical parodies have proved to be a... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'Turtles' take over box office, 'Me Before You' surprises and 'Popstar' doesn't popformer boy band member who falls on hard times as a solo artist, “Popstar” is b
'Turtles' take over box office, 'Me Before You' surprises and 'Popstar' doesn't pop
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
former boy band member who falls on hard times as a solo artist, “Popstar” is billed as a mock biopic in the tradition of “This is Spinal Tap” and “Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story.” With history as a teacher, musical parodies have proved to be a... Read more
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Variety
‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2’ Tops With $35.3 Million, ‘Popstar’ Flopson a Boat.” The studio believes that “Popstar” could develop a cult following o
‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2’ Tops With $35.3 Million, ‘Popstar’ Flops
Variety / Posted 18 days ago
on a Boat.” The studio believes that “Popstar” could develop a cult following on home entertainment platforms, much as “This Is Spinal Tap” was embraced on video, in its day. “Films like this can have a long tail through the revenue chains,”... Read more
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/Film
Popstar Review: This Might Be the Best Comedy of the Yearcharacter doesn’t feel too far removed from some real pop stars out there today
Popstar Review: This Might Be the Best Comedy of the Year
/Film / Posted 21 days ago
character doesn’t feel too far removed from some real pop stars out there today. Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping is This Is Spinal Tap for the next generation, but it has a different kind of comedic energy to it that never slows down,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping' review: Andy Samberg goes Bieber one betterproposition. Conner's first album clicked, but the second one tanks. Like the g
'Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping' review: Andy Samberg goes Bieber one better
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
proposition. Conner's first album clicked, but the second one tanks. Like the granddaddy in this comedy sub-genre, "This is Spinal Tap," "Popstar" frames Conner's story as a redemption lesson in getting by with a little help from your... Read more
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NJ.com
'Popstar' review: Andy Samberg's hip-hop hitI'd hit the trifecta from hell. Well, surprise. Because it's actually a decent
'Popstar' review: Andy Samberg's hip-hop hit
NJ.com / Posted 21 days ago
I'd hit the trifecta from hell. Well, surprise. Because it's actually a decent comedy -- even if it steals a lot from "This Is Spinal tap," its rap parodies go on too long and Samberg still feels a bit like the pushy little brother who won't... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Andy Samberg goes back to the Lonely Island for 'Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping'bringing its brand of ridiculous faux pop to the big screen with “Popstar: Neve
Andy Samberg goes back to the Lonely Island for 'Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping'
Los Angeles Times / Posted 21 days ago
bringing its brand of ridiculous faux pop to the big screen with “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping,” opening Friday. A “This Is Spinal Tap”-style mockumentary for a generation reared on auto-tuned pop hits and social media oversharing, “Popstar”... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Will success spoil Andy Samberg?Lawrence, who leaves Los Angeles and turns to farming. Naturally, following the
Will success spoil Andy Samberg?
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
Lawrence, who leaves Los Angeles and turns to farming. Naturally, following the traditional mock-doc music arc lifted from This Is Spinal Tap, what was meant to be a further coronation of Corey's unstoppable success instead becomes a cataclysmic... Read more
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Boston Globe
Hits and misses in Andy Samberg’s ‘Popstar’to Nas to Mariah Carey to Ringo Starr — is merely an indication of how gentle t
Hits and misses in Andy Samberg’s ‘Popstar’
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
to Nas to Mariah Carey to Ringo Starr — is merely an indication of how gentle the movie’s satire actually is. It ain’t “This Is Spinal Tap,” but it manages to get up to about a 6 or 7. Directed by Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone. Written by... Read more
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examiner.com
Review -Popstar: Never Stop Never StoppingIn the vein of the works of Christopher Guest and, most obviously, This is Spin
Review -Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
examiner.com / Posted 21 days ago
In the vein of the works of Christopher Guest and, most obviously, This is Spinal Tap, Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping is a mockumentary about idiots, their egos and how things went off the rails for them. As in those aforementioned works, there... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Movie review: Lonely Island's 'Popstar' cranks it to 11Lonely Island trio have in real life have stayed loyal since first meeting in j
Movie review: Lonely Island's 'Popstar' cranks it to 11
Colorado Daily / Posted 21 days ago
Lonely Island trio have in real life have stayed loyal since first meeting in junior high.) "Popstar" is a worthy heir to "This is Spinal Tap." Some of its mockumentary gags are laced with a distinctly Christopher Guest-ian irony: Conner announcing... Read more
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New York Post
Andy Samberg’s ‘Popstar’ is no ‘D–k in a Box’Hard,” the funniest recent spoof of this kind, mocked artists an entire generat
Andy Samberg’s ‘Popstar’ is no ‘D–k in a Box’
New York Post / Posted 22 days ago
Hard,” the funniest recent spoof of this kind, mocked artists an entire generation organized its thinking around, while “This Is Spinal Tap” took on self-serious metalheads. “Popstar,” on the other hand, which features a DJ wearing an electronic... Read more
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Calgary Sun
'Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping' review: Mixtape of music parody cranks it to 11Lonely Island trio have in real life have stayed loyal since first meeting in j
'Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping' review: Mixtape of music parody cranks it to 11
Calgary Sun / Posted 22 days ago
Lonely Island trio have in real life have stayed loyal since first meeting in junior high.) "Popstar" is a worthy heir to "This is Spinal Tap." Some of its mockumentary gags are laced with a distinctly Christopher Guest-ian irony: Conner announcing... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping' review: Andy Samberg goes Bieber one betterproposition. Conner's first album clicked, but the second one tanks. Like the g
'Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping' review: Andy Samberg goes Bieber one better
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
proposition. Conner's first album clicked, but the second one tanks. Like the granddaddy in this comedy sub-genre, "This is Spinal Tap," "Popstar" frames Conner's story as a redemption lesson in getting by with a little help from your... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Could 'Popstar' be 'Spinal Tap' for a new generation?— and Rotten Tomatoes — will tell where “Popstar” lands in the mockumentary hal
Could 'Popstar' be 'Spinal Tap' for a new generation?
The Arizona Republic / Posted 22 days ago
— and Rotten Tomatoes — will tell where “Popstar” lands in the mockumentary hall of fame. But for me, while it’s not quite “This Is Spinal Tap,” it scores at least a 7 out of 11. Samberg stars as Conner4Real, a boy-band darling turned solo star a... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Andy Samberg is perfectly dim in the pop pastiche 'Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping'white-boy rapper with tattoos on his arms, bling around his neck and nothing in
Andy Samberg is perfectly dim in the pop pastiche 'Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping'
Los Angeles Times / Posted 22 days ago
white-boy rapper with tattoos on his arms, bling around his neck and nothing in his head. Splitting the difference between “This Is Spinal Tap” and an episode of VH1’s “Behind the Music,” this fast, funny mockumentary is never faster or funnier than... Read more
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