BARB AND STAR GO TO VISTA DEL MAR – Review by Leslie Combemale

Barb & Star Go To Vista Del Mar is a frothy flick that lands just in time for Galantine’s Day. Penned by and staring longtime friends Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo, the story target 40-something besties that harbor no longterm grudges or deep-seated animosity towards each other. There are Technicolor musical numbers, psychedelic vignettes, and over-the-top bananas plot devices. It’s a strange, tacky trip that works mostly through how Mumolo, Wiig, and the rest of the cast sell it, and it’s sweet and funny enough to put a one hour and forty-six minute pin in your pandemic fatigue.

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