When his new album fails to sell records, pop/rap superstar conner4real goes into a major tailspin and watches his celebrity high life begin to collapse. He'll try anything to bounce back, anything except reuniting with his old rap group The Style Boyz.
Several of the songs, including "Bin Laden,"Mona Lisa," "Owen's Beat," and "Incredible Thoughts" feature Greg Kurstin as writer and/or producer. In 2017, Kurstin won the Grammy for Producer of the Year, as well as Song of the Year and Record of the Year for co-writing "Hello" with Adele. See more »
We can upload your entire album to fridges, washer dryers, blenders, and microwaves across the country.
You could do that?
Yes, nerd. It's just wifi jibber jabber; it's not a big deal.
Nobody doin' appliance shit, my nigga.
Isn't that right, my nigger? No one is doing appliance shit!
Okay... w-with the hard "r".
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The opening Universal logo: The music slows (like a record running down), then restarts with a bit more pop/hip-hop feel. See more »
For a satire like this to work, it needs to have its heart in the right place. I was hesitant when watching the trailers, but fortunately the film doesn't lose track of the bigger humanization with these characters and it wears its heart on its sleeve. But perhaps that's also why it didn't go as far as it could have gone, and when all is said and done, perhaps plays things a little too safely. Still, it's vastly entertaining and the performances are aces. Andy Samberg excels at the comedy but also on making the lead a very likable protagonist, no mater his flaws. It's very easy to root for him. As a whole, definitely go seek this out and recommend it to your friends. Very underrated film that deserved to be bigger.
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