Posts tagged "Kristen Wiig"

Who Ya Gonna Call? Ghostbusters! Great. Guys or Gals?

Who Ya Gonna Call? Ghostbusters! Great. Guys or Gals?
Yesterday, it was reported that Sony would be making a new all-guys Ghostbusters to be directed by Joe & Anthony Russo, written by Drew Pearce, and produced by and starring Channing Tatum.  If this news caught you a bit off guard, that’s to be expected.  After all, it comes hot on the heels of Sony’s... Read more »

In Defense Of...MacGruber

In Defense Of...MacGruber
This is the sixth in a series of posts spotlighting the overlooked, underappreciated, and unfairly maligned movies of our time.  Other films given the “In Defense Of” treatment so far include The Next Three Days, Multiplicity, Speed Racer, Meet Joe Black, and Alfie (2004). BY MATT CAMPOBASSO, special guest contributor to Hammervision Have you seen... Read more »

Movie Review: Bridesmaids (**)

BRIDESMAIDS.  125 mins.  R.  Directed by Paul Feig.  Written by Annie Mumolo & Kristen Wiig. In all respects, I really should have loved Bridesmaids.  I’m a big fan of female comedians, especially Kristen Wiig.  I never met a Judd Apatow production I didn’t like (okay, maybe that last hour of Funny People kind of tested... Read more »
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The Baffling Bloated Praise for 'Bridesmaids'

I feel like I’m in some kind of modern retelling of The Emperor’s New Clothes.  Why am I the only one who sees the truth here, that Bridesmaids is simply not a movie worthy of a 90% Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes? Why are the critics so afraid of saying anything negative at all about this movie?  It feels... Read more »