I Am David (2003)
That’s not to suggest he’s a lothario or creepy man-on-the-make. It’s just that in his job as a top movie director, he arguably has done more in recent years than anyone else in the business to enable actresses to play the kinds of delicious characters that traditionally had been the domain of their male counterparts. There’s an encouraging shift under way at the box office with such female-driven hits as “Fifty Shades of Grey,” “Cinderella,” “Insurgent” and “Maleficent” burning up the bigscreen. And Feig, who has demonstrated a fondness for funny women, has played a central role part in helping to create and maintain that momentum, with a resume of blockbuster comedies.
The bawdy “Bridesmaids,” starring Kirsten Wiig and breakout star Melissa McCarthy, took in $288 million worldwide, and garnered two Oscar nominations, for supporting actress (McCarthy) and
Loves of a Blonde
“This first feature film from Amadeus director Milos Forman is the funny and bittersweet tale of a pretty teenage girl living in Communist Czechoslovakia trying desperately to find anything to lift her out of her bleak everyday life. Filled with funny,
One of the most important people behind this truth is Paul Feig, director of both of those films and a man who has worked on nearly every major TV comedy of the last decade. He came to Chicago recently for “Just For Laughs” to talk about “The Heat,” starring Melissa McCarthy & Sandra Bullock, opening this Friday.
Hollywoodchicago.Com: Right from the beginning of “The Heat,” there’s a credit sequence with soul music behind it – I think credits set a
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