Box office buzz: What's worth seeing?
Movie critic Kevin McCarthy sounds off
- Duration 4:28
- Date Feb 8, 2013
Movie critic Kevin McCarthy sounds off
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My whole life -- and actually get made how about a hundred million dollars out of money -- that before.
They get the box office because here's a look at one of the biggest movie openings this weekend.
On and we -- information sandy Bigelow Paterson Douglas to rename it to him leaning Jeremiah Bigelow was a pretty wrong -- bear hunter.
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That was part of the movie trailer for the new comedy identity theft starring Jason Bateman.
And of course Melissa McCarthy so when we saw -- -- McCarthy our movie critic and DC right now.
When my wife and -- good -- who saw you want that from all we said that looks hysterical.
Well that that is these notes and I had as well -- going into the movie.
They've ruined the film in the first fifteen minutes and I'll tell you want a -- Melissa McCarthy she was incredible ride nation was nominated -- Academy Award and -- also look Jason Bateman were Arrested Development but this movie fails in the first fifteen minutes because Melissa McCarthy's character.
He's written so poorly she's a horrible.
Horrible human being in the film as you ruining Jason Bateman flight.
And that annoyance is being only that we feel as we're sitting in the theater I was irritated it was painful it was excruciating.
All the funny parts are in the trailer there I mean I found myself getting so bored that I was counting the number of speakers in the theater at some point.
Got -- unplugging the film became and like it has such star power.
Melissa McCarthy is such a great actress and she's she -- a great job at the I think what our character -- you know redeemable qualities whatsoever I gave the movie in one and a half out of five it feels like it's three hours long I mean it should only be ninety minute -- -- Howard fifteen minute wait too long for comedy skit but I -- a one and a half out of five had of these figures were in the theater.
I think there was seven or eight now that I remember correctly couldn't I don't -- -- -- like Doug's second movie a little bit better which is side effects when it's.
-- this is Stephen Soderbergh and he's one of the most diverse directors working in Hollywood he's actually retiring this is his last big screen film is what morphed over HBO and deliver rocky film this particular film deals to Channing Tatum -- Rooney Mara she's the girl the girl the dragon tattoo.
And she takes the prescribed medication they give -- some nasty side effects now it's a very.
Cleverly written thriller it's brilliantly shot brilliantly directed and -- is that everything from you know sex lies and videotape to.
Traffic ocean's eleven to Erin Brockovich I love this filmmaker and I love this film we have a little clip here from side effects -- out.
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It's one bit that I saw you feel like you're in the cockpit with Tom Cruise it is incredible -- convergence I really highly recommended an appointment I thought fantastic maverick -- it was for.
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I have it.
It is truly -- I you know I do have it and I like to -- we know what you mean we know what Bryant noticed -- my best friend Alec Baldwin thing.
I'll give it to him good -- it.
Appreciate my gift from disparate linebacker relationship once again highlighted here come out of -- -- listen.
I know you you don't like -- and -- like Fred cause that was my recommendation.
And this is we make it up to you you've been great I'm -- your whole family you gonna call me up on a Sunday and he -- say you have this here comes a -- made -- weekend.
Right up on I hope I do that -- right Kevin thanks so much great to say you guys appreciate it.