Mascots (2016 movie)


Mascots is a 2016 mockumentary from Christopher Guest that premiered on Netflix on October 13, 2016, [1] [2] featuring guest, Jane Lynch , Parker Posey , Fred Willard ,Ed Begley, Jr. , Christopher Moynihan , Don Lake , Zach Woods , Chris O’Dowd , Bob Balaban , and Jennifer Coolidge .

Plot

Several sports mascots compete for the World Mascot Association championship’s Gold Fluffy Award.

Cast

  • Jane Lynch as Gabby Monkhouse
  • Parker Posey as Cindi Babineaux
  • Christopher Guest as Corky St. Clair
  • Fred Willard as Greg Gammons, Jr.
  • Ed Begley Jr. as AJ Blumquist
  • Christopher Moynihan as Phil Mayhew
  • Don Lake as Buddy Campbell
  • Brad Williams as Ron ‘The Worm’ Trippman
  • Zach Woods as Mike Murray
  • Chris O’Dowd as Tommy ‘Zook’ Zucarello
  • Susan Yeagley as Laci Babineaux
  • Tom Bennett as Owen Golly, Jr.
  • Kerry Godliman as Sarah Golly
  • Bob Balaban as Sol Lumpkin
  • Jennifer Coolidge as Jolene Lumpkin
  • Michael Hitchcock as Langston Aubrey
  • Maria Blasucci as Jessica Mundt
  • John Michael Higgins as Upton French
  • Jim Piddock as Owen Golly Sr.
  • Kathreen Khavari as Bosphorus Cooper
  • Oscar Nunez as Cesar Hidalgo
  • Sarah Baker as Mindy Murray
  • Harry Shearer as Competition Announcer

Production

Netflix annoncé on August 11, 2015 That It Would Be released on the streaming service in 2016. [3] It was Reported on August 26, 2015 That previous Guest Collaborators Jane Lynch , Parker Posey , John Michael Higgins , Jennifer Coolidge , Bob Balaban , And Chris O’Dowd were in negotiations to join the film. [4] It screened in the Special Presentations section at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival . [5]

Reception

Mascots received mixed reviews from critics. The review aggregator website The Rotten Tomatoes give the film an approval rating of 54%, based on 39 reviews, with an average rating of 5.7 / 10. [6] On Metacritic , the film has a score of 57 out of 100, based on 16 critics, indicating “mixed or average reviews”. [7]

References

  1. Jump up^ “Mascots – Date Announcement – Netflix” . YouTube . August 2, 2016 . Retrieved August 2, 2016 .
  2. Jump up^ Calvario, Liz (August 2, 2016). “‘Mascots’ Teaser: First Look at Christopher’s Guest New Netflix Comedy Film” . Indiewire . Retrieved August 7, 2016 .
  3. Jump up^ McNary, Dave. “Netflix Acquires Christopher Guest’s ‘Mascots’ Mockumentary” . Variety . Retrieved 5 September 2015 .
  4. Jump up^ Kit, Borys. “Christopher Guest Gets (Most of) the Gang Back Together for Netflix’s ‘Mascots’ (Exclusive)” . The Hollywood Reporter . Retrieved November 18, 2015 .
  5. Jump up^ “Together with The Magnificent Seven”, “The Land”, “Deepwater Horizon” Among Galas & Presentations . Deadline . July 26, 2016 . Retrieved July 26, 2016 .
  6. Jump up^ “Mascots (2016)” . Rotten Tomatoes . Retrieved November 11, 2016 .
  7. Jump up^ “Mascots” . Metacritic . Retrieved November 11, 2016 .

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