Tag Archives: Tina Fey

Film Review: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (USA, 2016)

Kim Baker, a war correspondent stationed in Afghanistan around 2005, is told by her local guide and interpreter, Fahim, that she is growing attached to the “thrill of the chase” – the hunting down of the leads, the perilous situations, the fearlessness of living and working in a war-torn country.  He tells her seriously and sagely that she is behaving like a drug addict, and, like those who have supported addicts, he no longer wanted to support her.... Continue Reading

Win a copy of The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season One on DVD

From the minds of comedy geniuses Tina Fey and Robert Carlock comes The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, “the most whip-smart, subversive, life-loving and hilarious sitcom produced this year” (The Guardian). Starring a spectacular comedic cast including Ellie Kemper (Bridesmaids), Jon Hamm (Mad Men), Jane Krakowski (30 Rock) and Tituss Burgess (30 Rock).... Continue Reading

Film Review: Sisters (USA, 2015)

One would think that teaming Tina Fey and Amy Poehler on the big screen would have incredible results. Both are some of the funniest, wittiest, and charming comedians of our time, each scoring big on their respective breakout TV hits, with Fey lighting up 30 Rock and Poehler on Parks & Recreation. Though, their unmistakable chemistry didn’t do much for 2008’s so-so Baby Mama, and unfortunately, it still isn’t enough to help Jason Moore’s Sisters. That isn’t to say Sisters is a bad film, by any means (and it’s much better than Baby Mama); long-time Saturday Night Live genius Paula Pell penned the film and, for the most part, has given us a beautifully layered comedy-drama with a bit of heart at the end, perhaps relying too much on the natural bond between it’s two main stars and our pre-attachment to them, but still pacing things well with plenty of room for Fey and Poehler to work their magic.... Continue Reading