When Miss Congeniality goes up against Miss Vulgarity, can there be a doubt about who’s going to win?
As a tightly wound FBI agent in “The Heat,” Sandra Bullock gamely jousts for attention with Melissa McCarthy’s coarse, Boston-Irish detective. But from the moment she barrels onto the scene like a cannonball of crudity, McCarthy makes it clear that this movie is hers to make or break. And she knocks it right out of Fenway Park, with a big assist from director Paul Feig, who previously brought out her Oscar-nominated best in “Bridesmaids.”
You must login to view the full content on this page.
Or, use your linked account: