Melissa McCarthy deserves a better star vehicle than this unfunny comedy.
The thrill of the movie is to sit back and watch these veterans do their thing.
It’s wonderful seeing these truly excellent actors together and thriving – but therein lays one of the main problems.
An accessible piece of meat-and-potatoes entertainment.
Director Tom Hooper has taken the show’s onstage warmth and turned it cold.
2012 was certainly a diverse year in terms of subject, style and substance in film, and the performances within them reflected that versatility as well.
As an auteur, Quentin Tarantino’s skill remains tops. But as a provocateur, his film is lacking.
This isn’t a movie that’s interested in lingering.
Beneath the t-shirts, jeans and flannel, this film is a vanity project for Matt Damon and John Krasinski.
One need not be a huge gamer to enjoy this deliriously entertaining family film.