Ealasaid/ October 15, 1999/ Movie Reviews and Features, Uncategorized, Writing

Originally written for The Occidental.


Saturday Night Live has given birth to an impressive collection of films, including the likes of The Blues Brothers. It is well-known that SNL has often been a stepping-stone for brilliant comedians to star in brilliantly funny films.
Unfortunately for the talented Molly Shannon, Superstar is not among those ranks.
Superstar begins rather well, with the young Mary Katherine Gallagher (Shannon) explaining that all she