Barb and Star Vinyl Soundtrack

Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar, one of this year’s best surprises, is getting a new vinyl soundtrack courtesy of Mondo. Featuring songs performed by Richard Cheese, Math Club, and the cast of Barb and Star (including Jamie Dornan‘s amazing “Edgar’s Prayer”), the Barb and Star vinyl soundtrack is so exciting that you’ll want to tell the members of your Talking Club all about it.

Check out our exclusive first look at the cover art below.

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Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar Music Video

If Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar was able to be released safely in theaters, we’re betting it would have become a sleeper comedy hit. Instead, it’s likely the movie is destined to become a cult favorite, gradually finding an audience as more people come around to the delightful goofiness this treasure has to offer. One such piece of pure silliness is Fifty Shades of Grey star Jamie Dornan hamming it up as he gets his own ballad to sing in a breakout musical moment. Now there’s a whole music video to commemorate it, which you can watch below. Read More »

New Blu-ray Releases World of Wong Kar Wai

The time has come yet again to highlight some great physical media, and this edition is our most jam-packed in a while. It’s so jam-packed it might as well be jelly. You have the wonderful new Criterion box set World of Wong Kari Wai; the delightfully silly Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar, Pixar’s Soulnew 4K releases of both Godzilla and Gattaca, Tom Hanks in News of the World, and the horror film The Reckoning.

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Barb and Star bonus

Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar, the absurdist, heartfelt, and absolutely bonkers movie from director Josh Greenbaum and co-writers/co-stars Annie Mumolo and Kristen Wiig, is far and away the best comedy of 2021 so far.

The film is out on Blu-ray and DVD today, and /Film is happy to premiere a clip from one of its bonus features, which focuses on production designer Steve Sakland and the work he and his team did to create the movie’s wonderfully ridiculous – and occasionally surprising – sets. Check out the clip below, but beware of spoilers if you haven’t seen the movie yet. Read More »

Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar Gag Reel

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, get some laughs from watching a gag reel from the hilarious, wacky comedy Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar. Plus, get a look at the first table read for Spike Lee‘s outstanding war drama Da 5 Bloods and see how the script compares to the scenes in the final cut. And finally, listen to Borat Subsequent Moviefilm co-star Maria Bakalova look back on two pivotal scenes in the sequel. Read More »

Barb and Star Blu-ray Contest

Barb & Star Go to Vista Del Mar, one of the year’s most pleasant surprises, is headed to home media in April – and we’re offering you a chance to win a free Blu-ray copy. The surreal, absurd comedy follows two lifelong friends (Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo) who decide to take a vacation to sunny Florida, only to end up in the middle of a deadly plot involving killer bees, talking crabs, Andy Garcia cameos, a singing, dancing Jamie Dornan, and of course, culottes. Enter to win below.

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Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar Featurette

If you need a quick pick-me-up, you simply can’t go wrong with Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar. This delightfully absurd comedy has touches of Hot Rod, Romy & Michele’s High School Reunion, Austin Powers, Airplane!, and Zoolander, and it all works because of the quirky characters and comedic chemistry created by writers and stars Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo. As the movie prepares to arrive on home video, a new Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar featurette celebrates the comedic duo. Read More »

VFX Artists React to Harry Potter

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, see what visual effects artists think of the work done on the Harry Potter film franchise over the years. Plus, watch a nearly hour-long Q&A hangout session with the cast of Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar. And finally, take a look behind the scenes at the reimagined Snow White’s Enchanted Wish attraction at Disneyland Read More »

Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.)

The Movie: Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar

Where You Can Stream It: Available on PVOD

The Pitch: Lifelong friends Barb and Star (Annie Mumolo and Kristen Wiig) embark on the adventure of a lifetime when they decide to leave their small Midwestern town for the first time ever and escape to the luscious paradise that is Vista Del Mar. But what starts as a getaway between two friends turns into a surprising love triangle full of espionage, betrayal, and plenty of seashells and culottes.

Why It’s Essential Viewing: It’s been a long time since there was an original comedy that was this kooky and confident at the same time. Studios simply don’t make comedies like this anymore, especially when they bring together the wacky spy antics of the Austin Powers franchise, the random nonsense of Hot Rod, and the fierce friendship of Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion. Combine that with the incredible chemistry of Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo as two quirky single ladies whose conversations never seem to have an endpoint, and you’ve got this silly, magical, comedic wonder. Read More »

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barb and star go to vista del mar clips

Lionsgate has released two new Barb & Star Go to Vista Del Mar clips that give the spotlight to Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo‘s hunky co-star Jamie Dornan. But the Fifty Shades of Grey star is out to show that he can be fifty shades of funny as well. Watch the new Barb & Star Go to Vista Del Mar clips below.

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