Tag Archives: Melissa McCarthy

Unfrosted review — The (Fake) History of Pop Tarts

Directed by Jerry Seinfeld | Written by Seinfeld, Spike Feresten, Andy Robin, and Barry Marder | 93 min | ▲▲▲△△ | Netflix Jerry Seinfeld, the one-time king of television comedy about nothing, has directed a feature film about breakfast pastry. That's not nothing, but it's not much. It’s also the secret to this movie's success,… Read More

10 Great Richard E. Grant roles

The undisputed media star of this year's Academy Awards season—coming to a conclusion with the ceremony on Sunday, February 24—is the Swaziland-born veteran actor Richard E. Grant. Those of us deeply embedded in the cult of his first feature film, Withnail and I, are especially enjoying the various articles about Grant's enthusiasm, and his deft social… Read More

Ghostbusters (2016) review — A Familiar Scare

Directed by Paul Feig | Written Feig, Katie Dippold, based on Ghostbusters (1984), written by Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis | 116 min | ▲▲▲△△ I always enjoyed the original Ghostbusters when it showed up on TV. For years it was inescapable, and as a result has become one of those universally beloved films from the… Read More