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  • Melissa McCarthy's star power helps her go out on a limb with 'Tammy'

     Melissa McCarthy's star power helps her go out on a limb with 'Tammy'
    WILMINGTON, N.C. — One humid night last June, on a dock along one of this port city's winding creeks, Melissa McCarthy and Kathy Bates took their places for a scene in the new movie "Tammy." Five years earlier, McCarthy and her husband, Ben Falcone,...
  • All hail Melissa McCarthy, Hollywood's indestructible comic superwoman

     All hail Melissa McCarthy, Hollywood's indestructible comic superwoman
    It is a good time to be Melissa McCarthy. McCarthy was nominated for supporting actress for her performance in "Bridesmaids" two years ago, won an Emmy for her TV series "Mike & Molly," was second to Jennifer Lawrence in a recent poll of best-liked...
  • Melissa McCarthy's 'Tammy' looks strong; 'Transformers' to dominate

    The Fourth of July weekend brings no new big-budget blockbusters, leaving room for "Transformers: Age of Extinction" to continue its box-office dominance. But there should still be room for comic star Melissa McCarthy to deliver another hit. New Line...
  • 'Tammy' not much fun, and talented Melissa McCarthy needs to wise up

    Oh, "Tammy." Can I call you Tammy? I hate to break it to you, but the thrill is gone. I'd like to say it's me, not you. But I really think it's you. As the latest, loudest, R-rated, plus-size incarnation of Melissa McCarthy's comic psyche, you had...
  • Box office: 'Tammy' rolls out with $1.3 million Tuesday night

    Melissa McCarthy's new R-rated road-trip comedy "Tammy" started its engines with a robust $1.3 million in ticket sales from Tuesday night pre-shows, according to an estimate from the film's distributor Warner Bros. Pictures. That result tops the $1...
  • Movie review: 'Tammy'

    Movie review: 'Tammy'
    Small favors, but in "Tammy" we have a less grating road-trip comedy than "Identity Thief," the one Melissa McCarthy did with Jason Bateman, and a more deliberately heartwarming vehicle than "The Heat," featuring McCarthy and Sandra Bullock. In...
  • 'Tammy' trailer: Melissa McCarthy runs rampant

    Melissa McCarthy is on the loose and up to no good in the new trailer for "Tammy," her upcoming comedy about a woman who experiences a particularly awful day and then hits the road with her hard-drinking grandmother, played by Susan Sarandon. The...
  • 'Gravity' edges 'Butler' for most overrated movie of 2013

    Some said it changed cinema. Others said it was a technical achievement that fell far short in the story and character departments. It’s the latter group that had its say on New Year’s Eve, as  ‘Gravity,’ Alfonso Cuaron’s...
  • Hollywood Sexist? Female Directors Still Missing in Action

    In 2013, Hollywood saw big box office hits with Jennifer Lawrence in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," Sandra Bullock in "Gravity" and Melissa McCarthy (and Bullock again) in "The Heat." But none of these girl-power sagas were directed by a woman. It'...
  • Sandra Bullock sweeps People's Choice Awards

    Sandra Bullock sweeps People's Choice Awards
    "Gravity" star Sandra Bullock had a big night Wednesday at the People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles, snagging four prizes and emerging as the evening's top winner. Bullock, who in addition to her role in the sci-fi spectacle also starred in the buddy-...
  • Chris Hemsworth, Cheryl Boone Isaacs to announce Oscar nominations

    Chris Hemsworth, Cheryl Boone Isaacs to announce Oscar nominations
    "Rush" and "Thor 2" leading man Chris Hemsworth will lend his star power to this year's Oscar nominations, joining Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs in announcing the nominees on Thursday morning. The...