Melissa McCarthy

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How ‘Bridesmaids’ Unlocked The Fearless Comedy of Melissa McCarthy


Not every actor gets an Oscar nomination for a comedic performance, but not every actor is as bold as Melissa McCarthy is in Paul Feig’s modern classic.

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‘Bridesmaids’ Perfected Gross-Out Humor


For the movie’s 10th anniversary, we break down the food poisoning scene and how it’s more than just a throwaway bit.

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The Ending of ‘Thunder Force’ Explained


In this Netflix comedy starring Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer as a pair of superheroes, nothing is more important than having a good friend to lean on.

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‘Thunder Force’ Packs a Fun and Funny Punch


Add butter to Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman, and watch the sparks fly.

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The Tradition of McCarthy/Falcone Misfires Continues in ‘Superintelligence’


Think ‘WarGames’ meets ‘Electric Dreams’ but not nearly as good as either one.

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‘The Kitchen’ Writer-Director Andrea Berloff on Her Directorial Debut and New York Mob History


The Academy Award-nominated screenwriter behind ‘Straight Outta Compton’ discusses economic storytelling, making a new kind of mob movie, and recreating Hell’s Kitchen, 1978.

Can You Ever Forgive Me

‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ Review: A Captivating Dive into a Small But Wild Event in History


Melissa McCarthy shines in a biopic regarding one of the most entertaining crime stories in literary history.

Todd Berger

Todd Berger on the Joys of Puppet Perversion in ‘The Happytime Murders’


We chat with the screenwriter about the untapped medium of puppets, and the many inspirations that feed his distortion of acceptable children’s entertainment.

James Corden

James Corden’s Voice is Headed for World Domination