Melissa McCarthy


It’s all girl power in the new Ghostbusters

July 11, 2016

Paul Feig always knew rebooting Ghostbusters would be a challenge, but the American film-maker remains hopeful that his take on the iconic supernatural comedy can be judged on its own merit.


DVD reviews: Spy & Self/less

November 6, 2015

SPY (15) 4 stars Suave secret agent Bradley Fine (Jude Law) completes some of the CIA’s most dangerous missions, thanks to the quick-thinking and hi-tech gadgetry of analyst Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy). He takes all of the acclaim while Susan remains firmly in the background.


Cinema: Spy & Survivor

June 5, 2015

SPY (15) 4 stars Oscar-nominated actress Melissa McCarthy reunites with Bridesmaids writer-director Paul Feig for an action-packed mission, which would leave James Bond decidedly shaken and stirred by its unorthodox approach to 21st-century espionage.


Susan Sarandon gives glamour a miss

July 7, 2014

Louise is back behind the wheel, but Thelma isn’t joining her this time. Susan Sarandon and Melissa McCarthy, who star in new comedy Tammy, tell us about busting stereotypes.