Articles about Melissa McCarthy

The Melissa McCarthy Paradox (What's the Deal?)
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Category: Analysis
Tagged: Melissa Mccarthy, Spy
Somebody has to say it – Melissa McCarthy just isn't funny. Sure, she's been the cause of some laughs in small roles, but you can say that about almost anyone, including a lot of people who aren't even actors. What I'm trying to say is, I can't see how or why anybody finds her funny. This was never more apparent to me than when I was watching Spy, a film that she was both the main character in, and almost ruined.
Added by on 6/11/15
Why Melissa McCarthy Deserves Awards Consideration For 'Spy'
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Category: Analysis
Tagged: Melissa Mccarthy, Spy
In "Spy", there's one thing in particular that makes it something close to a must-see, a quality that it shares with the two other films mentioned above ("Bridesmaids" and "The Heat") a phenomenal lead performance from Melissa McCarthy.
Added by on 6/6/15
11 Actors in Need of an Indie Intervention
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Here's a list of 11 actors whose careers could use an indie intervention. Let us know who you else think needs to take a dip into independent fare in the comments. Perhaps Reiner and some other directors need an intervention too?
Added by on 7/25/14
'Tammy': Is Melissa McCarthy stuck in a creative 'Groundhog Day'?
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Category: Analysis
Tagged: Tammy, Melissa Mccarthy
As a relatively newly minted comedy star, McCarthy is part of a group of actors who have trouble sustaining momentum, especially when they seem to be playing the same character again and again.
Source: www.latimes.com
Added by on 7/7/14
Melissa McCarthy recalls 'decade of tears': 'I was an idiot'
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Category: Cast & Crew
Tagged: Melissa Mccarthy, Tammy
Melissa McCarthy recalls a time when she wanted to conform to certain standards of beauty, but looking back, she thinks that girl was an "idiot". Interview here.
Source: www.latimes.com
Added by on 6/26/14
5 TV Comedy Actors Turned Movie Stars (5 More Who Floundered)
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With "Grown Ups 2" starring "SNL" alumnus Adam Sandler and "King of Queens" star Kevin James opening this weekend, and "The Way Way Back" with Steve Carell of "The Office" fame out since last week, your local multiplex will soon be playing a choice of films with star actors who originally made their names in TV comedy shows.
Added by on 7/12/13
Melissa McCarthy on being called 'obese and obnoxious'
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Category: Cast & Crew
Tagged: Melissa Mccarthy
Melissa McCarthy on cruel weight comments: I feel bad for someone 'swimming in so much hate'
Source: popwatch.ew.com
Added by on 6/13/13
Is Mel Gibson Married, Crazy, Racist, Or Australian?
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@NextMovie rounds up the funniest Google autocomplete suggestions for movie- and actor-related searches
Added by on 6/13/13
Melissa McCarthy Goes Over the Top
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Category: Cast & Crew
Tagged: Melissa Mccarthy, The Heat
A @NYTimes profile of Melissa McCarthy, now of "The Heat"
Source: www.nytimes.com
Added by on 6/13/13
Melissa McCarthy photoshopped in 'Heat' poster
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Category: Production
Tagged: The Heat, Melissa Mccarthy
'The Heat' poster under fire for photoshopping Melissa McCarthy
Source: popwatch.ew.com
Added by on 6/11/13