Feig’s ability to breathe fresh air into a somewhat stale concept bodes well for his and Ms. McCarthy’s expected reboot of the Ghostbusters franchise, which might very well succeed if it is as sharp and creative with its writing and comedy set pieces as Spy is.
2015’s opening night revelry lived up to this proud, boozy tradition, and got yet another festival underway with a bloody, profane spy-themed comedy that set a magnificent tone for things to come.
The effortless chemistry of Murray and Lieberher are the main reason that, even at its most clichéd, St. Vincent mostly works.
The movie is so phenomenally average and uninspired, if you didn’t know it was behind the same people who did Bridesmaids you would assume it was done by a different, less talented group of people.
This week, Eric Melin is a no-show, while Trey and Trevan welcome Matt Lloyd to fill in for our air guitar king. We talk about The Heat, the new film from Paul Feig, starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy. After that, Trey talks about the documentary Dirty Wars, a stirring documentary from Jeremy Scahill and Rick Rowley. If you [...]
Trevan and Eric work through Amour, Side Effects, Identity Thief and Warm Bodies while Trey sweats it out boating in some tropical paradise.
‘Identity Thief’ is a feckless, frustrating comedy with a dozen variations on the same fat joke.