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Fantasy Acting League Round Five

Wow! Just wow! This month things get serious. I thought it was going to be a quiet week in the movies, because there hasn’t really been much that has caught my attention. 984 more words


Bart & Fleming: Girl Power Pics, Cate Blanchett, Melissa McCarthy, Suzanne Somers And Disney Self-Absorption

Peter Bart and Mike Fleming Jr. worked together for two decades at Daily Variety. In this weekly column, two old friends get together and grind their axes, mostly on the movie business. 1,469 more words



** (out of five)

Even Rose Byrne, who has consistently been scoring the most comic goals in supporting roles in American studio comedies over the last few years, is left high and comedically dry by the script and direction of Spy, a generally unfunny, very expensive misfire that is often embarrassing to watch. 619 more words

Tammy (2014)

This movie needs to turn in its badge and paper bag gun. Tammy was kind of a disappointing mess. It was having more of an identity crisis than its main character Tammy, played by Melissa McCarthy. 151 more words


Melissa McCarthy Staying At CAA

UPDATED: Almost two months after the bombshell move of CAA’s top comedy talent agents to UTA, including Jason Heyman and Martin Lesak, I’ve learned that the last remaining A-list client in play, Melissa McCarthy, has made her choice, and she is staying with CAA. 184 more words


Friday Night Likes #17

Since my last FNL, I’ve been following news from the Texas Legislature, taking Sarah’s yoga advice, and wearing rain boots A LOT. Austin has been getting record amounts of rainfall for May, so last weekend camping plans were cancelled and this weekend (three days off work, … 97 more words

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The Constant Chipping Away at Young Girls' Self Esteem

Melissa McCarthy in no way fits the Hollywood stereotype.  She isn’t stick thin, she’s not the main attraction of red carpets and, most of all, she is much larger than most successful Hollywood actresses.   274 more words