Results tagged with 'kristen wiig'
Published Aug. 10, 2014
Yes, the next month or so for movies will be dire, and our Netflix Instant accounts may not make it out alive. But let's not waste all of our time lamenting the present and instead try to find the glimmers of hope waiting for us on the horizon. Resident movie critic Matt Mueller and fellow OnMilwaukee.com movie geek Colton Dunham teamed up and picked five movies each to get excited about this fall.
Published May 21, 2014
"Hateship Loveship" quickly fell apart after the first act and it became as bland as a bowl of Fiber One cereal. You start to wonder what Liza Johnson, who previously directed the impressive drama "Return," wanted to accomplish with the characters and the story itself.
Published Dec. 27, 2013
There's a big difference between wanting to move and inspire people and actually doing it, and "Walter Mitty" can't quite pull it off. It's not because of a lack of effort but quite the opposite: It tries too hard, loading up on upbeat folk rock hits, meaningful quotes and carpe diem lifeisms without any nuance or ever really earning the emotions involved. For all of the movie's sincerity and creative direction, it ends feeling as empty and vapid as YOLO.
Published Dec. 19, 2013
After nine years and a seemingly omnipresent advertising campaign, "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" has finally arrived. The sequel is very funny, flinging everything at the wall with giggly, rambunctious glee and even a dose of sharp satire about the world of 24-hour news. Some of it doesn't stick. A lot more does.
Published Sept. 9, 2012
The Social Circle is staying away from political questions this week for obvious reasons. Instead, the focus is on celebrity crushes. More specifically, OnMilwaukee.com asked the group which famous person, living or dead, did they have a crush on and why.
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I really enjoyed the first Despicable Me. I thought the story was fun, the minions were hysterical and there was some heart to it that made it incredibly charming. Did I think a sequel was going to be produced? Of course, sequels are a big money ticket for animated films. Does Despicable Me 2...
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