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McCarthy and Falcone join Steve Mallory for Super-Intelligence comedy

Hold on to your butts, my friends, because screenwriter Steve Mallory is joining forces, once again, with comedy power couple Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone for his next script entitled SUPER-INTELLIGENCE. As you may recall, the threesome jointly wrote the 2016 comedy THE BOSS, and now they've got their sights set on creating a snappy buddy comedy for New Line that...
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Weekend Box Office Report: April 8-10, 2016

The Boss of the box office! Melissa McCarthy nudged past battling superheroes to put her new comedy THE BOSS on top this weekend with an estimated $23.4 million ! Considering that THE BOSS only took first place by a margin of a few thousand dollars, McCarthy's latest may have to settle for second place when the actual figures are calculated...
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Review: The Boss

PLOT: A famous media mogul is arrested for insider trading, her reputation and empire ruined. Years later, she comes crawling to her former assistant for help, and in the process ends up creating a new, albeit smaller, business that could end up being financially advantageous for them both. REVIEW: When it comes to Melissa McCarthy 's less than exquisite filmography, THE...
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All Melissa McCarthy does is win in new red-band trailer for The Boss

I get it... Melissa McCarthy 's comedies are not for everyone. Hell, quite often, they're not even for me, as far too many fims have called upon her to embody that obnoxious lead who is supposed to be funny but isn't way too often. As a result, there is a built-in skepticism that comes with any movie these days that brandishes her name. However, giving each one a shot to show they might...
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Melissa McCarthy goes from riches to rags in first trailer for The Boss

THE BOSS, the latest from husband-wife team Ben Falcone and Melissa McCarthy (TAMMY) sees McCarthy as Michelle Darnell, an Oprah Winfrey -type titan of industry who is sent to prison after she’s caught insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America’s latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget. The first...
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Melissa McCarthy's Michelle Darnell gets plot details and a release date

Melissa McCarthy had me laughing in BRIDESMAIDS a few years ago, but since then comedies IDENTITY THIEF, THE HEAT, and TAMMY have left a lot to be desired from someone often mentioned as the go-to funny lady. She entertains a lot of people though; she can hold her own at the box office and has time for a sitcom on the side too, I don’t do any of that so good for her. There is no...
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Review: Tammy

PLOT: After her entire life ruined in the span of a few hours, former fast food employee Tammy decides on a whim to leave her town, and entire life, behind. However, she's forced to take her alcoholic grandmother along for the ride. REVIEW: I'm genuinely unsure how to feel about Melissa McCarthy at this point. For a little while there, I thought her over-the-top pratfalls...
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Melissa McCarthy is living in a Gangsta's Paradise in the trailer for Tammy

As soon as I saw the teaser for TAMMY, I knew that somewhere out there in the movie blogsphere that someone would reference “ Shia LaBeouf ”. You’ll understand why after you see it. Here we see Melissa McCarthy as a bumbling, crazy person doing a pre-burger robbery ritual to Coolio’s infamous “Gangsta’s Paradise”. This is an interesting teaser since we are basically just...
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Review: Enough Said

PLOT: Eva, a divorced single parent, strikes up a relationship with a man who, while not her type, appears to be a perfect match. But when she inadvertently becomes friends with his ex-wife, Eva must decide if she wants to know all of her new boyfriend's secrets. REVIEW: As if the too-early passing of James Gandolfini wasn't sad already, here comes ENOUGH SAID to remind us...
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Three films in the works from Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone's new production company

Melissa McCarthy has been very busy since BRIDESMAIDS was a colossal hit. She has IDENTITY THIEF with Jason Bateman opening tomorrow and her comedy with Sandra Bullock , THE HEAT, hits theaters in June. Now THR has an exclusive that Melissa McCarthy and her husband Ben Falcone have formed their own production company called On The Road, as well as some information on...
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