Tammy (2014)
First screened in July 2014
Director: Ben Falcone. Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Susan Sarandon, Mark Duplass, Allison Janney, Kathy Bates, Ben Falcone, Nat Faxon, Toni Collette, Gary Cole, Sandra Oh, Sarah Baker, Rich Williams, Steve Little, Oscar Gale, Dan Aykroyd. Screenplay: Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone.

Twitter Capsule: Disheveled. Some cast wasted; script potholes unfilled. Funny, though. Great Bates scene. Marches to its own Allman Brother.

VOR:   Snapshot of McCarthy either pushing or hitting her limits. Unique, but not enough so, or not rewardingly so. Awfully slapdash for a nurtured passion project.

Photo © 2014 New Line Cinema/Gary Sanchez Productions

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C

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