Melissa McCarthy has proven she can deliver plenty of laughs, both on TV and the big screen. But a pattern is starting to emerge when it comes to her movie projects: With McCarthy’s most successful films (“Bridesmaids”, “St. Vincent”, “Spy”), she and husband Ben Falcone were NOT the screenwriters, and Falcone wasn’t behind the camera […]
“Bridesmaids” and “The Heat” director Paul Feig has returned for a third go-around with the Academy Award nominated star of those blockbuster comedies – Melissa McCarthy. “Spy” is a slick, sophisticated, very solid action comedy. McCarthy is CIA analyst Susan Cooper. For years, Cooper has been the voice inside the earpiece of suave secret agent […]
Action movies “Avengers: Age of Ultron”, “Jurassic World”, “Terminator: Genisys”, “Ant-Man”, “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” and “Fantastic Four” will likely dominate the Summer 2015 Box Office. However, surprisingly, there are just as many comedies lined-up between May and August that will be looking to attract audiences of all ages.
Comedy is Bill Murray’s forte. From “Caddyshack” to “Ghostbusters”, “Groundhog Day” to “Garfield”, Murray has made us laugh for decades. In 2003, he took a dramatic turn in “Lost in Translation”, which earned him an Oscar nomination. Now, as a cranky old man in “St. Vincent” – his most buzzed-about role in over a decade […]
Melissa McCarthy received a surprise Oscar nomination for her over-the-top comedic performance in 2011’s “Bridesmaids”. Since then, her status as one of Hollywood’s top funny ladies has been taken quite seriously, with roles in hits such as “Identity Thief” and “The Heat”, as well as her starring role on the CBS sitcom “Mike & Molly”. […]