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Like Bridesmaids... But Not Good
6 September 2016
The premise of this film is exactly like Bridesmaids - a woman with low self-esteem and dozens of personal problems finds herself relying on a new love interest and close friends to turn her life around. However, Bridesmaids is a hilarious chick flick I'll continue watching for years, and Tammy is a movie I wish I had just put on before going to sleep. Melissa McCarthy is a fabulous actress, but the self-deprecating humor used in this film is relentless and mean. Cliches include her job at a fast food restaurant, her being obsessed with pie, and her constant eating.
The biggest positive in this film is the brief appearance of several great (but older) actors, including Dan Akroyd, Susan Sarandon, and Kathy Bates.