REVIEW: Tammy

Warner Bros.

Warner Bros.

Chris Luckett

Melissa McCarthy has had trouble over the last decade deciding what type of performer she wants to be. In projects like Gilmore Girls, she plays funny, realistic people that make mistakes but still deserve respect; in projects like Identity Thief, she just demeans herself for comedy and lets the camera laugh at her instead of with her. That indecision and identity crisis permeates Tammy, a movie that doesn’t know what it wants to be or even what it thinks of its protagonist. Continue reading