Twitter film is about a movie, but it is not Avengers: Endgame, Shazam, or any other big or small movie released in 2019. Instead, it's a film from the past: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stop. The mockumentary musical has long been underestimated, yet it is experiencing a renaissance years after its debut. Here's what you should know.
What is it Pop star of?
Pop star follows a boy band, The Style Boyz, which features Connor Friel, Lawrence Dunn and Owen Bouchard. They have a dramatic increase in the sector, but the drama behind the scenes makes them stop. Connor becomes a solo act, although he struggles to continue creating original music. In the end, the group manages to get back together in a unique way.
He is the protagonist of the Lonely Island
Live Night Live fans can remember the Lonely Island, the comedy trio that became famous for exhibiting comic musical numbers on the show. Andy Samberg is the best known of the group, which also includes Akia Schaffer and Jorma Taccone. In addition to their hilarious music videos, they have collaborated on two films: Pop star and the 2007 comedy Hot Rod.
The film was released in 2016
The Universal Pictures movie was released on June 3, 2016. Judd Apatow was a producer, as were Samberg, Schaffer and Taccone. All three wrote and acted in the film as members of the band of the boy in question. Taccone and Schaffer directed the film.
Despite a cast of famous actors, a prominent studio behind and solid critical reviews, Pop star was considered a commercial failure. He managed to cash in only $ 9 million on a budget of $ 20 million.
So why is everyone talking about the movie now?
This is the big question and it's not a solid answer. But the April 8, 2019, the critic Josh Lewis tweeted a deleted scene from the film, in which Samberg's Connor4Real (his solo art name) performed a very NSFW song. The tweet has accumulated many likes and retweets, which led to "Popstar" trending on Twitter in the United States.
Here's what people are saying Pop star
The general consensus is that Pop star it is an extremely underrated film. Not only is the soundtrack full of amazing original songs, but the mockumentary style is the same as the classics This is the spinal tap.
The passionate film fan base is coming out in droves and, needless to say, they are ready to fight for it. And frankly, it's making Twitter a better place.
If you don't have the movie on DVD or Blu-Ray, it looks like you could lose some of its amazing content, as this is a movie that comes with bonus features galore.
If you're not convinced (and at this point, how can you not be?), Many fans share their favorite videosPop star. (Everything is not safe for the job, just for what you know).
The themes of the film are so relevant that some have even taken the opportunity to mark these scenes with the winner of the 2019 "Original Shallow" Oscar.
And although music is certainly its prominent feature, in this extremely underrated film there is a lot of other golden comedies.
In sum, go see Pop star. Perhaps all this printing will even encourage a streaming service to take it.
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