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100 great female comedy performances – part 4

By Little White Lies

Big hitters, bridesmaids and women on the verge of a nervous breakdown make the cut in this penultimate segment.

In praise of Kate McKinnon – your new favourite actor

By Catherine Karellis

A film-stealing turn as Jillian Holtzman in the new Ghostbusters leads us to ask: who is this fabulously funny star?

“Sheboots” aren’t the solution to Hollywood’s gender gap

By Katy Vans

Ghostbusters isn’t the only franchise to be recast with female leads – and that’s not necessarily a victory for equality.

Ghostbusters

By David Jenkins

The new Ghostbusters movie is much better than it needed to be, thanks to its stellar (and extremely charming) central cast.

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The Boss

By Josh Slater-Williams

Despite Melissa McCarthy’s best efforts this loose capitalist satire is a comically bankrupt affair.

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Watch Melissa McCarthy in the first trailer for The Boss

By Little White Lies

The Bridesmaids and Spy star is all about that bread in Ben Falcone’s R-rated comedy.

Spy

By Adam Woodward

Melissa McCarthy and Paul Feig again prove they’re a match made in comedy heaven with this superior spoof.

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The new Ghostbusters movie is a false dawn for women in Hollywood

By Adam Woodward

Paul Feig’s all-female reboot is not quite the victory for gender equality it may appear.

Bridesmaids

By Kevin Maher

The real shock is that this story of pre-wedding tensions amongst six mismatched bridesmaids is not Apatow-by-numbers.

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