Tag: melissa mccarthy

New Trailer: The Kitchen — Official Trailer #1

THE KITCHEN AUGUST 9, 2019 DIRECTED BY: ANDREA BERLOFF Official Synopsis: The wives of New York gangsters in Hell’s Kitchen in the 1970s continue to operate their husbands’ rackets after they’re locked up in prison. Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish, Elisabeth Moss, Domhnall Gleeson, James Badge Dale, Brian d’Arcy James, Margo Martindale, Common, and Bill Camp Screenplay By: Andrea Berloff Based On: “The Kitchen” by Ollie … Read More New Trailer: The Kitchen — Official Trailer #1

2019 Oscars Challenge: [3] “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” – Three Nominations

CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant,Nicole Holofcener, & Jeff Whitty Director: Marielle HellerProducers: Anne Carey, Amy Nauiokas, and David YarnellWriters: Nicole Holofcener and Jeff WhittyBased On: “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” by Lee IsraelCinematography: Brandon TrostEditor: Anne McCabeComposer: Nate HellerDistributors: Fox Searchlight PicturesRelease Date: October 19, 2018Run-time: 107 minutes MELISSA McCARTHY CHARACTER SYNOPSIS: As Lee Israel, Melissa McCarthy plays a biographer … Read More 2019 Oscars Challenge: [3] “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” – Three Nominations

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

Best Picture “The Favourite” “First Man” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “Roma” “The Rider” Best Director Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma” Runner-Up: Lynne Ramsay – “You Were Never Really Here” Damien Chazelle – “First Man” Hirokazu Kore-eda – “Shoplifters” Peter Farrelly – “Green Book” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Best Actor Joaquin Phoenix – “You Were Never Really Here” Christian Bale – “Vice” Ethan Hawke … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Vancouver Film Critics Society Awards

Best Picture “Roma” “The Favourite” “First Reformed” Best Director Paul Schrader – “First Reformed” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Alfonso Cuaron – “Roma” Best Actor, Male Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Christian Bale – “Vice” Viggo Mortensen – “Green Book” Best Actress, Female (TIE) Melissa McCarthy – “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”&Olivia Colman – “The Favourite”&Regina Hall – “Support The Girls” Best Supporting Actor, … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Vancouver Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Phoenix Critics Circle Awards

Best Picture “The Favourite” “First Reformed” “Roma” “A Star is Born” “Vice” Best Director Alfonso Cuaron – “Roma” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Spike Lee – “BlacKkKlansman” Adam McKay – “Vice” Paul Schrader – “First Reformed” Best Actor Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Christian Bale – “Vice” Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born” Rami Malek – “Bohemian Rhapsody” John David Washington – “BlacKkKlansman” … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Phoenix Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

Best Picture “If Beale Street Could Talk” Runner-Up: “Shoplifters” Best Director Lynne Ramsay – “You Were Never Really Here” Runner-Up: Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Best Actor John C. Reilly – “Stan & Ollie” Runner-Up: Ethan Hawkes – “First Reformed” Best Actress Melissa McCarthy – “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” Runner-Up: Sakura Ando –”Shoplifters” Best Supporting Actor Richard E. Grant – “Can You Ever Forgive … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 San Francisco Film Critics Circle Awards

Best Picture “Roma” “BlacKkKlansman” “The Favourite” “First Reformed” “If Beale Street Could Talk” Best Director Spike Lee – “BlacKkKlansman” Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma” Barry Jenkins – “If Beale Street Could Talk” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Paul Schrader – “First Reformed” Best Actor Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Christian Bale – “Vice” Willem Dafoe – “At Eternity’s Gate” Rami Malek – “Bohemian Rhapsody” Viggo … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 San Francisco Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 New York Film Critics Online Awards

Best Picture: “Roma”Best Director: Alfonso Cuaron – “Roma”Best Ensemble Cast: “The Favourite”Best Actor: Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed”Best Actress: Melissa McCarthy – “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”Best Supporting Actor: Richard E. Grant – “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”Best Supporting Actress: Regina King – “If Beale Street Could Talk”Best Documentary: “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”Best Animated Feature: “Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse”Best Foreign Language Film: “Cold … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 New York Film Critics Online Awards

New Trailer: Cook Off! – Official Trailer #1

COOK OFF! Synopsis: Amateur “chefs” from around the country compete for a million dollar prize in the ultimate food fight. Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Louie Anderson, Ben Falcone, and Niecy Nash Directed By: Cathryn Michon & Guy Shalem Release Date: November 17, 2017 Studio: Lionsgate Premiere

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2012 Oscars Challenge: [25] Bridesmaids & 2 nominations

[21 OUT OF 46 FILMS REMAINING]-[18 DAYS TO OSCARS] One of the shockers of the Oscar nominations, “Bridesmaids” is normally not the type of film that gets recognized by the Academy. The main reason it surprised me is that it’s a comedy, which are rarely recognized by this awards ceremony, let alone given one of the highly acclaimed nomination spots. However, up against the … Read More 2012 Oscars Challenge: [25] Bridesmaids & 2 nominations

Movie Review: Bridesmaids (2011)

BRIDESMAIDS BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLDECEMBER 19, 2011 I was not a massive fan of “Bridesmaids” after my initial viewing. Partial blame rests on the hype surrounding the film after its opening weekend. , The female-written, Judd Apatow-produced film was billed as the funniest comedy of the year, and it could not live up to that. Seven months later, after the hype died down, I saw … Read More Movie Review: Bridesmaids (2011)

Movie Review: The Back-Up Plan (2010)

If you can possibly untangle your way through the mish mash of plot and meant-with-the-intent-for-laughs storyline, then enjoy The Back Up Plan without me. My one worded review for the film would be “atrocious”. The longer version: a piece of recycling with a brand new bow tied to it.