Melissa McCarthy

Film Review: Lorca, Cthulhu, Cosmic Horror… “The Little Mermaid”

May 22, 2023
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The dehumanization in The Little Mermaid is not just a matter of the absence of craft; at heart, this is a cynical investment that can’t transcend its craven essence.

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Film Review: “The Heat” — An Amusingly Rude Buddy Cop Comedy Set in Boston

June 28, 2013
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“The Heat” plays with clichés from a long line of mismatched buddy cop comedies, and it’s as good as any in the genre’s pantheon.

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TV Commentary: Why the SAG Awards is the Most Viewer-friendly Awards Show

January 31, 2012
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The SAG Awards have everything you want, and very little you don’t. The ceremony celebrates film and television, so it’s always star-packed, and only honors actors, so you don’t have to sit through hours of awards for Best Sound Editing.

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