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The Story of Fire Saga’ is a goofy delight – TechCrunch


The new Netflix comedy “Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga”  should win anyone over, even if you’re not a huge Will Ferrell fan and have no idea what Eurovision is.

The film stars Ferrell and Rachel McAdams as the titular Icelandic musical duo, who are pursuing a lifelong dream of winning at the enormous international musical competition. The film features cameo appearances from past Eurovision performers, and it feels less like a parody and more like a celebration — albeit one that fully embraces the insane costumes and over-the-top production numbers. Read More

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Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga is exactly the film we need right now

Let’s get one thing straight – Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga is not a satire, and representing it as such is not only a misunderstanding of the film’s intention, but of the spirit of Eurovision in general.

It would be easy to assume that a comedy about Eurovision starring Will Ferrell would be a mockery in the vein of Talladega Nights or Blades of Glory, however, it’s clear that the filmmakers behind Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga genuinely love the event and what it represents. Read More