‘Popstar’ Earns Highest Cult Classic Designation With Official Sing-Along Theatrical Experience
Box office receipts don’t always tell the full story, especially when it comes to the enduring power of The Lonely Island and their unique brand of smart satire and genre dissection.
While the long-time creative trio — including Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, and Akiva Schaffer — are perhaps best known for their “Saturday Night Live” digital shorts like “Dick in a Box” and “Lazy Sunday” and their wonderfully deranged big screen adaptation of their popular “MacGruber” sketches, just three years ago, they made another cult-classic-in-the-making in the form of “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping.”Styled as a mockumentary examining the career and life (and incredibly bad life choices) of eponymous pop star Conner Friel (Aka Conner4Real) as he spirals hilariously out of control after years in the spotlight, the film sends up not just the music industry, but the entertainment complex as a whole.
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