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Film Review - The Boss


It’s nearly impossible to enjoy Melissa McCarthy on the big screen these days. After building back some goodwill with last summer’s “Spy,” the comedian returns to her comfort zone of grotesque characterization and feeble screenwriting with “The Boss,” which joins “Tammy” and “Identity Thief” to form a painful trilogy of unfunny business executed by an enormously talented actress. Unfortunately, McCarthy does it to herself, co-scripting the effort with husband Ben Falcone, who also directs. “The Boss” offers a promising premise that’s sure to make the most of McCarthy’s special brand of insanity, but what actually ends up on screen is shockingly pedestrian, barely inspiring a chuckle as the movie crawls to the finish line. Read the rest at


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