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12 Reasons We’re Going To See Sisters This Weekend Instead Of The Force Awakens, OK?


This weekend, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler open in a new comedy called Sisters directed by Jason Moore (Pitch Perfect, Avenue Q).

If that’s not reason enough, here are 12 reasons we’re going to see that instead of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

1. We got tickets!

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2. Tina and Amy are hilarious together. Remember Baby Mama?


3. In Sisters, Tina gets to plays the broke-down slut, ummhmm.

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4. Amy explores her repressed side.

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5. The movie takes place in the sisters’ Florida childhood home. When parents Dianne Wiest and James Brolin decide to sell, Tina and Amy go nuts and want revenge.

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6. There’s a huge party.

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7. There are tequila shots, dancing and an anal insertion.

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8. SNL buddy Bobby Moynihan does one or more of those things.

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9. Sisters passes the Bechdel test, which asks whether a work of fiction features at least two women who talk to each other about something besides a man. Plus, there’s this guy.

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10. And Olivia Newton-John references.

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11. Amy and Tina host SNL this weekend. 

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SNL writer Paula Pell wrote the movie now starring her longtime friends.

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12. And the final reason we’re going to see Sisters this weekend instead of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.


Thanks to our friends at Universal Pictures for contributing to this post

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