Kristen Wiig

Ghostbusters (2016)

Jones aside, director Paul Feig’s simultaneously praised and poo-poo-ed remake of the 1980s classic is a decent, if not overwhelmingly awesome, retelling of a story that’s grown so close to the hearts of many a moviegoer. Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy co-star as, respectively, Erin and Abby, scientists and former friends whose relationship soured years …

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The Skeleton Twins

Former Saturday Night Live co-stars Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader build on their existing friendship and professional history to co-star as dysfunctional twins Maggie and Milo, and the result is a funny, poignant and effective dramedy about the family ties that bind. When the film opens, both Maggie and Milo are estranged from each other …

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Bridesmaids

As anyone who’s read my reviews before knows, I’m generally not a fan of frat-boy humor. With rare exceptions, I don’t think gross-out jokes are funny, I don’t get a kick out of potty mouth and I think “blue” is a lovely color for a wall, but a very lazy shade of comedy. As such, …

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Ghost Town

Bertram Pincus D.D.S. (Gervais), a self-absorbed dentist who really is not a people person, does not understand daily acts of kindness towards fellow humans. He stuffs cotton into the mouths of chatty patients, and he’d rather be alone in his apartment and curl up in his bed with earplugs in to block out the rest …

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