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July 4, 2014

Thinking of Seeing "Tammy?" Think Again.


The good news is that Tammy is not a crappy remake of the 1957 Tammy movie
with Debbie Reynolds that spawned three sequels and a TV comedy series. The bad news is that this one is much worse. It’s a desperate and brainless vehicle for Melissa McCarthy, which she wrote herself, with her husband, Ben Falcone, who also directed, with all the efficiency and verve of an abandoned Volkswagen on the Jersey Turnpike. There isn’t a single shred of evidence that either of them has one iota of talent in the world of filmmaking. Tammy is not just a celebration of everything vulgar and stupid in the dumbing down of American movies. It’s a rambling, pointless and labored attempt to cash in on Ms. McCarthy’s fan base without respect for any audience with a collective IQ of 10. And it’s about as funny as a liver transplant.
Rex Reed Reviews ‘Tammy’ | New York Observer

Posted by gerardvanderleun at July 4, 2014 10:47 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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What's that weasel-looking guy grinning about?
He figured it out — dust 'er with flour and find the damp spot.

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