Tag Archive | Melissa McCarthy

Film Review: The Kitchen

Film Review: The Kitchen

Frances Winston reviews this female-led crime drama Directed by: Andrea Berloff – Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish, Elisabeth Moss, Domhnall Gleeson, James Badge Dale, Brian d’Arcy James, Margo Martindale, Common, Bill Camp Set in the late 70s, this female-led crime thriller sees three women take over their mobster husbands’ protection racket, in order to survive […]

Film Review & Trailer: Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Film Review & Trailer: Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Frances Winston reviews this fact-based film about forged collectible letters, starring Richard E Grant and Melissa McCarthy  Directed by: Marielle Heller – Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Richard E Grant I have to admit that a fact-based drama about the fraud of collectible letters, supposedly written by literary greats, didn’t sound like the most appealing prospect. However, […]

Film Review & Trailer: Ghostbusters

Film Review & Trailer: Ghostbusters

Frances Winston enjoyed this female-centric remake of Ghostbusters, but felt it suffered from not knowing whether it was a child’s or adults’ film Directed by: Paul Feig –  Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Charles Dance, Chris Hemsworth, Andy Garcia This remake of the classic 1984 movie has been shrouded in controversy […]

Film Review & Trailer: Central Intelligence

Film Review & Trailer: Central Intelligence

Frances Winston feels that the plot for this film has been done to death, but if you’re just looking for a few laughs then this film fits the bill! Directed by: Rawson Marshall Thurber –  Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Amy Ryan, Aaron Paul, Danielle Nicolet, Jason Bateman, Melissa McCarthy I’m pretty sure that someone […]

Film Review & Trailer: St Vincent

Film Review & Trailer: St Vincent

Frances Winston reviewed St Vincent starring Bill Murray, and found it the movie equivalent of comfort food. Directed by: Theodore Melfi – Starring: Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Chris O’Dowd, Naomi Watts, Jaeden Lieberher For a first time feature, writer and director Theodor Melfi has certainly managed to attract an impressive ensemble cast, headed by none other than […]