Contrary to popular belief, I also like other types of movies aside from my belove horror films. Films like “The Thomas Crowne Affair,” or pretty much any James Bond Film may have their moments of comic relief, but they’re not exactly built to be laughed at. Romantic Comedies, on the other hand, often fall into the categories of cheesy and predictable. That’s why the blunder-centered comedy is such a fantastic find in the cinemascape.
I’m especially looking forward to “Identity Thief” due out on Feb. 8th. Who doesn’t love Melissa McCarthy — who, by the way, is Jenny McCarthy’s cousin — unconditionally? The combination of the perfectly vanilla Jason Bateman and the usually sweet McCarthy has us salivating. The story adds a comedic twist on the growing problem of identity theft. When Bateman’s character “Sandy Bigelow Patterson’s” identity gets assumed by the quirky McCarthy, misadventures and car chases ensue. Although we’re pretty sure that services like Lifelock would do a better job of taking care of such problems in the real world, the world of movies is so much more fun.
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