Tag Archives: Melissa McCarthy

The Happytime Murders tries too hard to be “cool”

Nutshell: I wasn’t expecting much here – I’m still smarting from McCarthy’s Life of the Party – so I was pleasantly surprised by a handful of genuinely good gags. Unfortunately, the film as a whole tries too hard to be … Continue reading

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Lackluster “Life of the Party”

Nutshell: SIGH.  I really wanted to love this movie.  Yet I just can’t. Jokes that fall flat and/or are drawn out for way too long. A story that doesn’t really seem to know where it’s going or what it’s trying … Continue reading

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Baltimore Screening Pass-palooza: The Boss!

Okay y’all.  Pass time!  And you know you love Melissa McCarthy.  So why not catch her newest flick before everyone else?  Synopsis! Academy Award®-nominated star Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids, The Heat, Tammy) headlines The Boss as a titan of industry who … Continue reading

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First Look: New Ghostbusters character posters!

It’s one thing to get excited when a reboot comes along that sounds like it could actually bring the goods.  It’s another when that reboot casts a bunch of comediennes that are already favorites.  But when the posters come around … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Spy

Nutshell: a goofy spy spoof that hits all the bases.  Fans of Bond should enjoy the genre riffs, while comedy junkies will get more than their fair share of laughs.  As with her CIA alter ego Susan Cooper, Melissa McCarthy … Continue reading

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By the power of Zuul: meet your new Ghostbusters!

Y’all.  When I heard about an all-female Ghostbusters?  I thought marketing ploy.  But now I see who they cast and I’m SO DOWN FOR THIS.  Coming Soon had the deets, and I bounced in my seat. Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, … Continue reading

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