Posts Tagged ‘Melissa McCarthy’

Review: The Boss

— by RON WILKINSON — Breakout director Ben Falcone teams up with Oscar nominated Melissa McCarthy (“Bridesmaids,” “Spy”) to produce a geyser of belly laughs. If you saw “Bridesmaids” and thought it was gross, do not bother to take in this pratfall-fest of unbridled shock line[...]

Review: The Heat

— by JESSIKA OWENS — Do you know what really irks me? When you see a trailer for a movie and literally all the funny parts are in the trailer. Lucky for all involved, this is not the case with “The Heat.” If ever a movie had high expectations from me, it was this one. [&helli[...]

Review: The Hangover Part III

— by ADAM DALE — When “The Hangover” opened in 2009, nobody saw it coming. It was one of the biggest surprise comedy hits in years and become one of the highest-grossing comedies of all time. It was so off the wall and raunchy that it was a breath of fresh air in a genre […][...]

Identity Thief: Review

— by ADAM DALE — When you take two comedians such as Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman — each with a fine-tuned style that works for them and audiences don’t mind seeing again and again – and put them in a movie together, it would be pretty funny, would it not? Well, unfortuna[...]

The Heat: International Trailer

— by ADAM POYNTER — Director Paul Feig is still riding high on the success of his 2011 breakout comedy hit “Bridesmaids” – a film that not only cemented his place in the comedy realm, but also helped catapult one of its stars into super stardom. Yes, I’m talking about Melissa McC[...]

This Is 40: Two Trailers

— by JESSIKA OWENS — Branded as the sort of sequel to “Knocked Up,” Judd Apatow is bringing us “This Is 40” this Christmas. The reason it is sort of a sequel is because “Knocked Up” centered around Ben (Seth Rogen) and Alison (Katherine Heigl) and R[...]

Trailer: Identity Thief

— by ADAM POYNTER — Jason Bateman is back and he is re-teaming with his “Horrible Bosses” director Seth Gordon on a new film called “Identity Thief.” Bateman plays a straight-laced, conservative Denver resident named Sandy Bigelow Patterson. Sandy finds out he has had his identit[...]

Under Review: ‘Bridesmaids’

— by ADAM POYNTER — Too often, women in movies seem to be put into stereotypical roles, either as eye-candy or as the dramatic and teary-eyed scene fillers. Well, get ready, because “Bridesmaids” takes those molds and flips them over and gives them a swift kick.[...]

Seven Clips from ‘Bridesmaids’

— by ALEXA MILAN — I’ve been pumped to see the Kristen Wiig-penned comedy “Bridesmaids” since I saw the first trailer, and this new batch of clips makes me even more certain the film should be worth my while. Wiig plays Annie, a woman with a tight wallet and a terrible [...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Bridesmaids’

— by ALEXA MILAN — Girls, do you love a good comedy but don’t exactly relate to the rom-com cliches of Katherine Heigl? Do you want to see a movie about sisterhood but the fashionistas of “Sex and the City” don’t remind you of your girlfriends? Well thanks to Kris[...]