The extra element you go into describing the plot of Brigsby Bear—the brand new comedy from SNL’s Kyle Mooney and Drew McRary, a.ok.a. Good Neighbor—the crazier it sounds, however right here goes. Brigsby Bear stars Mooney as James, a thirtysomething man-child who lives in a bunker together with his mother and father after an unnamed catastrophe has left the skin world uninhabitable. His solely hyperlink to the remainder of the world is Brigsby Bear Adventures, a children’ present that almost all anybody would be capable to determine is being made particularly for James, besides James isn’t most anybody. He’s compelled to grapple with this truth when he finds out that his private post-apocalypse has been an entire lie, and has to readjust to life outdoors of the bunker together with his actual household. Assume Room meets The Truman Present.
And whereas we are able to’t promise that tomorrow’s advance screening of Brigsby Bear at 7 p.m. on the Kerasotes Showplace ICON (150 W. Roosevelt) was made particularly for you and your fellow check topics, we’re not saying that it wasn’t, both. You possibly can suss out the reality by following this hyperlink and registering for a pair of tickets to the screening, however make sure to arrive early, as a result of advance screenings are sometimes deliberately overbooked. That half we can assure.
Brigsby Bear opens in New York and L.A. on July 28, with an enlargement in Chicago on August four. You possibly can learn our movie editor A.A. Dowd’s evaluate of the film out of Cannes right here.