Andy Samberg

Film Review: Chip ‘N Dale: Rescue Rangers is far more creative and hilarious than it has any right to be

May 20, 2022

The notion of Disney and The Lonely Island collaborating is one that I imagine many failed to place on their 2022 movie bingo card.  The comedy team – they of “I’m on a Boat” and “I Just Had Sex” fame – have rightfully added a little of their grown-up twist to the reimagining (of sorts) […]

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Film Review: Palm Springs delights in pushing the limits of its comedically fantastical premise

November 19, 2020

Most films that play with infinite time loops as their narrative hook inevitably find themselves compared to 1993’s much-loved Groundhog Day.  And though such films since then have broken the mould as much as they can regarding the premise on hand – the Tom Cruise actioner Edge of Tomorrow and the horror/comedy Happy Death Day […]

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SNL alumni reunite as The Lonely Island play their first ever headline show in New York City

June 22, 2019

“The Year was 2005,” said former Saturday Night Live (SNL) star and head writer (now host of Late Night) Seth Meyers, as he reflected on his friends – and former SNL co-writers and stars, Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, and Akiva Schaffer, aka The Lonely Island – arrival on the infamous show. At first, the rest was […]

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Film Review: Brigsby Bear (USA, 2017) is a peculiar yet heartfelt viewing experience

October 22, 2017

When you hear a film that is green-lit and it is basically a vehicle for an SNL star, chances are that one would expect the film to be bad. Films like A Night at the Roxbury, Superstar and The Ladies Man are all garbage. That said, some of them do gain a cult following over […]

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New Girl and Brooklyn Nine-Nine to merge universes for one-hour episode

August 9, 2016

The two longest running comedies currently airing on Fox in the USA will join forces (pun intended) on Tuesday October 11th for a special one-hour episode. The news came through Monday from the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour where New Girl creator Elizabeth Meriwether announced that “The crossover episode has historically been the artistic high point […]

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New Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping trailer is hilarious

May 25, 2016

That title is just all over the place. However, the laughs look to be delivered at rapid pace if the second trailer to The Lonely Island’s newest film Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping is something to go by. Former boy band member Connor4Real (Andy Samberg) looks to maintain his celebrity status when his solo album is a […]

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The first trailer for Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping is here and it looks hilarious

March 11, 2016

Anticipation is high surrounding The Lonely Island‘s upcoming movie Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping and now that we’ve seen the first trailer, it’s hard to not jump on-board. Starring Andy Samberg as fictional popstar Conner4Real and Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone as his inner-circle. The jokes in this trailer all land pretty well and there are too many […]

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The Lonely Island coming back to cinemas with Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

March 2, 2016

Musical and comedy group The Lonely Island are coming back to cinemas this year with the graciously-titled Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping.  The film will go behind the scenes of the music industry as singer/rapper Conner4Real (Andy Samberg) faces a crisis of popularity after his sophomore album flops, leaving his fans, sycophants and rivals all wondering what […]

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