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Actress Melissa McCarthy wearing a bright yellow mid-length dress at the premiere of the 2016 remake of Ghostbusters. The premiere was held at TCL Chinese Theatre - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 9th July 2016

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Melissa Mccarthy, Ben Falcone and Ghostbusters
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Melissa McCarthy , Ben Falcone - Melissa McCarthy And Ben Falcone out here n New York - Manhattan, New York, United States - Tuesday 5th April 2016

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Melissa Mccarthy and Ben Falcone
Melissa Mccarthy and Ben Falcone
Melissa Mccarthy and Ben Falcone
Melissa Mccarthy and Ben Falcone
Melissa Mccarthy and Ben Falcone

Melissa McCarthy , Ben Falcone - 21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards - Arrivals at Barker Hangar, Critics' Choice Awards - Santa Monica, California, United States - Sunday 17th January 2016

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The Boss Trailer


Michelle Darnell is one of the most successful businesswomen of her age. She's loud, boisterous and upset MANY people on her way to the top.

To Michelle, she's made it. She's made billions and she has everything -materialistic - that she needs. However, when the businesswoman is arrested for insider trading, she can't even begin to grasp the changes that are going to happen in her life.

Penniless, sent to jail and alone, Michelle's life has gone from an all-time high to the lowest point she's ever experienced. After being released from jail, she's sure that she'll be ready to reinvent herself as America's latest reformed sweetheart but having offended so many people in the past, finding people to help her along the way won't be easy.

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Melissa McCarthy Honoured With Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame [Pictures]


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Melissa McCarthy has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The unveiling ceremony took place on Tuesday (19th May). The 44-year-old actress was overwhelmed with the honour and still couldn't believe someone wasn't "just kidding" her!

Melissa McCarthyMelissa McCarthy with her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Read More: Ghostbusters Reboot: Melissa McCarthy Confirmed, Kristen Wiig in Talks. 

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Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falcone, Vivian Falcone and Georgette Falcone - Melissa McCarthy and husband Ben Falcone take their daughters Vivian and Georgette to a birthday party at Pickwick Bowling Alley - Burbank, California, United States - Saturday 6th December 2014

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Melissa Mccarthy, Ben Falcone, Vivian Falcone and Georgette Falcone
Melissa Mccarthy, Ben Falcone, Vivian Falcone and Georgette Falcone
Melissa Mccarthy, Ben Falcone, Vivian Falcone and Georgette Falcone
Melissa Mccarthy, Ben Falcone, Vivian Falcone and Georgette Falcone
Melissa Mccarthy, Ben Falcone, Vivian Falcone and Georgette Falcone

Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone - P.S. ARTS Express Yourself Event 2014 held at Barker Hangar - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 16th November 2014

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Melissa Mccarthy and Ben Falcone
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Reviews: Melissa McCarthy Goes All Out In "Tammy", But Is It Enough For The Critics?


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Melissa McCarthy’s Tammy is set to battle it out at the box office this weekend, but the critics have already made short work of the female-driven slapstick comedy. The film sees the title character get her janky Toyota Corolla wrecked in an accident, which leads to a spiral of bad luck – her lateness causes her to lose her fast food joint job and then she comes home early enough to catch her beau cheating. Tammy must make some important life changes and she decides on the ultimate life-changer (in movies, anyway) – a spontaneous road trip.

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Melissa McCarthy finally got her own film, but the critics seem largely unimpressed.

As usual, McCarthy is a force to be reckoned with, but is that enough to save Tammy’s overall score?

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Tammy Review


Weak

Melissa McCarthy is clearly in a rut: the title character in this film isn't very far removed from her previous roles in The Heat and Identity Thief. Yes, Tammy is another chubby slob who is on the road to some sort of epiphany, and along the way she realises that simply running a comb through her ratty hair might make her look more human. At least the film has a seriously strong supporting cast who almost make it worth a look.

Tammy (McCarthy) is sacked from her job at a fast-food outlet on the same day she discovers that her husband (Faxon) is having a fling with a neighbour (Tony Collette). In a childish rage, she runs home to her parents (Allison Janney and Dan Aykroyd) and then decides to keep running, taking her grandmother Pearl (Sarandon) along for the ride. Pearl has a dream to see Niagara Falls before she dies, but she's just about as immature as Tammy is, so they immediately start getting into trouble. Their antics include a series of incidents involving a jet-ski, flirting and more with a father and son (Gary Cole and Mark Duplass), robbing a burger joint and attending a raucous 4th of July party at the home of Pearl's wealthy cousin (Kathy Bates).

Tammy is even less worldly wise than McCarthy's previous variations on the character: she has never even attempted to grow up, so reacts to everything like a toddler. Aside from not being remotely funny, this is deeply annoying from the start. And even the characters around her don't laugh - they roll their eyes in exasperation. Then after establishing her as a relentless loser who brings misfortune on herself, the script (written by McCarthy and her real-life husband Ben Falcone, who also directs and appears as Tammy's boss) contrives to make Tammy sympathetic by portraying her as some sort of a victim. Meanwhile, she of course slowly begins to look less cartoonish simply because she changes her shirt and takes a shower along the way.

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Tammy - Trailer And Clips


When Tammy is late for work following an unlikely road accident, she is fired from her job at Toppy Jacks fast food restaurant. And that's just the icing on the cake when she gets home to find that her husband has been sleeping with their neighbour. With nowhere to stay, she decides to take a road trip to Niagara Falls, but first she needs to borrow the car from her mother. When she refuses, the only person left to turn to is her alcoholic and diabetic grandmother Pearl who, unfortunately for Tammy, also happens to have an adventurous streak and wants to come along for the ride. The journey is, predictably, full of serious hitches. Not only does Pearl get arrested, but Tammy gets into some serious trouble with the police after she attempts an 'armed' robbery on a nearby Toppy Jacks, crashes a speedboat on the side of a lake and nearly runs some sightseers over in a nature park. It's no smooth ride, but it could be the perfect bonding experience.

'Tammy' is a hilarious new comedy serving as main star Melissa McCarthy's ('The Heat', 'Bridesmaids') first venture into film writing. It co-stars and has been co-written and directed by her husband Ben Falcone in his directorial debut and it is scheduled for UK release on July 4th 2014.

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Melissa McCarthy Says Oscar Dress Designer Rejection Inspired Own Plus-Size Line


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Melissa McCarthy has revealed that she was once persistently snubbed by designers when she requested that they make Oscars-style ball gowns for her. The Bridesmaids actress manages to pull it out of the bag with inspiring ensembles at every red carpet event she attends but has revealed fashion designers' rather uninspiring attitude towards plus-size creation.

"Two Oscars ago, I couldn't find anybody to do a dress for me," the 43-year-old actress told Redbook in the July cover story. "I asked five or six designers, very high-level ones who make lots of dresses for people, and they all said no."

Melissa said that her ongoing struggle to find clothes that both fit and flatter prompted her to go into fashion herself and begin designing a plus-size clothes, including her indigo 2011 Emmys dress. "Trying to find stuff that's still fashion-forward in my size is damn near impossible," the actress has told THR. "It's either for like a 98-year-old woman or a 14-year-old hooker, and there is nothing in the middle." "[I] always thought I would design women's clothing," she said.

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Tammy - Teaser Trailer


Tammy's life seems to have just become an unfortunate string of events having been dismissed from her job at fast food joint Toppy Jacks and discovered that her husband has been having an affair with the neighbour. Now penniless and virtually homeless, Tammy decides to set out on a road trip to Niagara Falls. Her mother down the street refuses to lend her the car, however, and she is forced to beg a favour from her diabetic but resolutely alcoholic grandmother Pearl. Unfortunately for Tammy, Pearl wants to come along for the ride, and after finding out that Pearl has enough money to provide for them both on the way, Tammy accepts - even if it means becoming her grandmother's personal carer. It's by no means a smooth ride, with Pearl getting arrested and Tammy trying to rob a Toppy Jacks, but it could change both their lives forever.

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Bad Words Trailer


After spectacularly losing a local spelling bee as a youngster, the now 40-year-old Guy Trilby is determined to go back and change it. Having developed his spelling ability substantially over the decades, he decides to enter the National Quill Spelling Bee after discovering a loophole which states that anyone past the 8th grade cannot compete. Having given up on academic achievement before he passed 8th grade, the contest's judges struggle to deny him the opportunity to compete despite arrant fury from parents of potential winners who believe that his age now gives him an advantage. Initially rude and insulting towards his pre-pubescent competitors, he soon starts to develop a friendship with Chaitainya; an enthusiastic young boy with no friends who Guy takes under his wing. However, not everyone's happy with what Guy ends up teaching Chaitainya about the world.

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Bad Words - Red Band Trailer


Guy Trilby is a 40-year-old man who dropped out of high school as a young boy and remains bitter about losing a spelling bee. Thus, now older and wiser, he finds a way to enter the National Quill Spelling Bee by abusing a loophole which states that anyone past the 8th grade cannot compete. As he abandoned his studies before passing 8th grade, he decides that he has every right to qualify for the competition, to the annoyance of entrants' parents and contest officials alike as, of course, his age gives him an unfair advantage despite his educational failures. Along the way he meets a young boy named Chaitainya who appears to have no friends his own age and who Guy Trilby gladly takes under his debauched, f-word riddled wing. 

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Enough Said Review


Excellent

With a strikingly against-type performance from the late Gandolfini, this film gives the romantic-comedy formula a welcome adult spin. Writer-director Holofcener keeps the characters authentic even as she indulges in some rather farcical plotting. And her astutely observational dialog lets the cast members create characters who are funny, flawed and thoroughly engaging.

At a party, massage therapist Eva (Louis-Dreyfus) meets two people who become important in her life. First is Marianne (Keener), whose snappy wit and honesty make her much more than just a new client. And then there's Albert (Gandolfini), an unlikely suitor who charms Eva with his dry wit and warm camaraderie as they share common emotions about daughters (Fairaway and Hewson) who are leaving home for university. But as Marianne moans about her miserable ex-husband, Eva realises that she's talking about Albert. And she knows that if she tells them that she's made this connection, she'll lose both a friend and a boyfriend.

Holofcener takes this simple idea and stretches it nearly to the breaking point. Fortunately, the film's real strength lies in the interaction between these people, and it's easy to identify with their hesitance as they endure a series of awkward moments that feel bracingly realistic. All of the dialog bristles with humour that feels improvised, and Louis-Dreyfus has always been an expert at combining comedy with both underlying strength and fragility (see Veep). Gandolfini seems like a strange match for her, but he plays the role so beautifully that we root for them as a couple.

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