Witty, tense, and thrilling, but also cheerful, escapist, and fun, this is a perfect cinematic cozy mystery, kept on an even keel by the irresistibly charming Anna Kendrick. Merrily absurd pure entertainment.
This strained comedy might have been progressive in the 1960s, but today it reeks of an infantilization of women that warrants squashing, not celebrating.
Even the miscasting of Jennifer Lawrence takes a backseat to the forced quirkiness, which David O. Russell cannot get his cast on the same page with.
Does some wonderfully seditious feminist things while also being funny as hell. Finally, we are asked to laugh with Melissa McCarthy, not at her.
I’ve seen this, and it’s great.
Actual unretouched phrases that people plugged into search engines this week that led them to this site (with some commentary from me)…
What’s charming and fun here gets a little overwhelmed by too much grossout stuff.
Trying to figure what is the most offensive thing about this accidental mashup of 70s Woody Allen and Sex and the City…
The Hangover and Bridesmaids man those were funny movies right so come see this one.
This is a like comedy from Star Trek’s vicious Mirror Universe, where backstabbing and scheming are just the way things are.