Synopsis: Two sisters decide to throw one last house party before their parents sell their family home.
Release Date: December 25, 2015
Thoughts: Long-time friends Amy Poehler (Inside Out) and Tina Fey (This is Where I Leave You) were a dynamic duo on the small screen during the time as co-hosts of Weekend Update on Saturday Night Live. Bold comediennes, they played off of each other well and were the one thing you could count on from week to week to hit the bullseye with their observant comedy. The relationship continued on into the big screen with 2008’s Baby Mama, a slight romp that didn’t really serve either of them very well.
Arriving in time for the 2015 holiday season, the two are back together with Sisters and while it looks like the latest entry in the “chicks can be raunchy too” genre, Poeher and Fey are so damn likable that I’m willing to toss some goodwill toward (wo)men their way since it’ll be Christmas-time and all. I like that the actresses are playing against type, with Fey as the more out of control sister and Poehler as the more grounded one. The trailer is a lively mix of spot the former SNL cast member and ok, it’s not all that funny…but there’s potential.