Doug Reviews: SPY

Spy_VerC_GoldMelissaPoster_sRGB9Melissa McCarthy is an interesting performer. On the one hand, she has overcome the stereotypical image of what a leading lady should look like, which is great, but on the other hand, about every other movie of hers is garbage. She was great in Bridesmaids and The Heat, but Identity Thief was not good and Tammy was an affront to God. Does her latest, Spy, keep the pattern going or does it signal another downturn in the quality of McCarthy’s work? Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Adult Beginners

adultbeginnerslargeI wasn’t sure what I was expecting with Director Ross KatzAdult Beginners. I knew it had comedic actor Nick Kroll and current comedy darling Rose Byrne in it, so I guess I was expecting a raunchy, bawdy comedy. What I ended up with was not that at all. Continue reading

Doug Reviews: This is Where I Leave You

this_is_where_i_leave_you_posterThis is Where I Leave You, Director Shawn Levy’s adaptation of Jonathan Tropper’s novel of the same name, is a funny, touching film with a knockout cast. However, a film adaptation might not have been the best way to tell the story. Continue reading