Melissa McCarthy

Grown Ups 2

Top Ten Worst Films of 2013

I did not see the following films that are making several bottom tens lists: “Girl Most Likely”, “Planes”, “Battle of the Year”, “The Big Wedding”, “The Canyons”, “A Haunted House”, “Movie 43.”       [...]

CW69–01/02/2014

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Movie Review: The Heat

It’s no secret Melissa McCarthy is not what Hollywood typically looks for in a leading lady. McCarthy doesn’t fit the mold and we didn’t need that vulgar has-been Rex Reed to let us in on [...]

06/28/2013

Jessica Chaffin (Gina Mullins) and Jamie Denbo (Beth Mullins) with Mike McKinney
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The Mullins Sisters Dish About “The Heat”

Recently, over a game of pinball at the Joystick Game Bar, I interviewed Gina and Beth Mullins, two characters from the upcoming movie “The Heat.” The movie stars Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy as an [...]

CW69–06/25/2013

The Heat Production Still

Preview This! The Heat

Opening this week at a theatre near you: “The Heat” (2013) FBI agent Sarah Ashburn (Sandra Bullock) has made it her life’s work to take down the bad guys, to the point where she has [...]

CW69–06/24/2013

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Preview This! Fast and Furious 6

Opening this week at a theatre near you: “Fast & Furious 6” (2013) Agent Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) has decided that, if you can’t beat them, join them, so he enlists Dominic (Vin Diesel), Walker [...]

05/20/2013

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Identity Thief Failed to Make Me Laugh

Seth Gordon’s “Identity Thief” is yet another oddball comedy about polar opposites traveling cross-country together. The movie stars Jason Bateman as the straight-laced nice guy trying to clear his name after his identity is stolen. [...]

CW69–02/08/2013

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Preview This! Identity Thief

Opening this week at a theatre near you: Identity Thief (2013) Sandy Patterson (Jason Bateman) discovers that his identity has been stolen, and it’s causing him a world of problems. Sandy finds out that the [...]

02/04/2013

The cast of "THIS IS 40" on Anderson Live which airs on 12/21/12 at CBS Studios on December 20, 2012 in New York, United States.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Anderson Live)

This Is 40 Review

There’s a lot to like about Judd Apatow’s “This Is 40,” the sort-of sequel to 2007’s “Knocked Up.” Whereas “Knocked Up” centered on a group of half-baked men, “This Is 40” deals with the day-to-day [...]

CW69–01/02/2013