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I was thinking about the actresses who always get cast as the motherly characters in movies, and the same names kept coming up. So I decided to put together a list of the best mum characters in the movies and the eight actresses who play them.
(I probably should have done this around Mother’s Day but I forgot.)… Continue reading
Tagged actresses, Allison Janney, best mums, dianne wiest, driving lessons, edward scissorhands, gravity, harry potter, julie walters, juno, life of the party, little miss sunshine, Melissa McCarthy, mothers, mrs weasley, mums, sandra bullock, st. vincent, the blind side, the help, the horse whisperer, the lost boys, the sixth sense, the way way back, toni collette, vianne rocher
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I love Melissa McCarthy, but I lowered my expectations after reading a fair few below-average reviews about her new film Life of the Party.
This didn’t deter me though, so my brother-in-law and I went to the cinema. Within ten minutes we were choking on our popcorn during fits of laughter, and getting stitches as we tried to stifle our chortles! Almost every scene was hilarious. By the end of the film, I had mascara streaked down my cheeks and a mild headache from trying not to laugh too loud… Continue reading
Tagged ben falcone, bridesmaids, comedy, Gillian Jacobs, Jacki Weaver, Julie Bowen, life of the party, Matt Walsh, Maya Rudolph, Melissa McCarthy, Molly Gordon, Stephen Root
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I was put off of seeing this movie when it first came out because it just looked like The Hangover – but the female version. However, after seeing a few scenes of it over the last couple of years, I decided to buy it in the sales.
And boy am I glad! I haven’t laughed this hard in ages! It is a truly hilarious journey that these wacky characters go through – any one of them could have been the leading lady.
Nothing is going well for Annie (Kristen Wigg). Her bakery closed down due to the recession, she’s in her mid-30s and a hopeless spinster. Thankfully she still has her best friend, Lillian (Maya Rudolph), though…
Tagged 2011, bridesmaids, Chris O'Dowd, comedy, Ellie Kemper, Jill Clayburgh, Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Melissa McCarthy, Rose Byrne, the hangover, Wendi McLendon-Covey