Thunder Force (2021)

When it comes to the career and performances of Melissa McCarthy, my personal relationship with the actress seems to be very much a case of one step forward, two steps back. She’s hit plenty of cinematic highs (for me) with the likes of Bridesmaids, The Heat and Can You Ever Forgive Me?, hell, I even…

Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)

Growing up watching Gilmore Girls, I never thought for a second that there would come a day when I would venture in to a movie theatre to watch a film for which Melissa McCarthy has a Best Actress Academy Award nomination. Not that this is her first nod, of course. From Best Supporting Actress praise…

The Boss (2016)

It’s funny to think that the woman who I grew up knowing as the sweet, sugary Sookie St. James in The Gilmore Girls has somehow become one of the most sought after, bankable stars in Hollywood over the past few years. By today’s industry standards, Melissa McCarthy is pretty much the antithesis of what a…