Melissa McCarthy in a scene from “Life of the Party.” It’s another collaberation between McCarthy and Ben Falcone, whose previous works – “The Boss” and “Tammy” – are in the same vein of their new flick.
Melissa McCarthy in a scene from “Life of the Party.” It’s another collaberation between McCarthy and Ben Falcone, whose previous works – “The Boss” and “Tammy” – are in the same vein of their new flick. Hopper Stone AP
Melissa McCarthy in a scene from “Life of the Party.” It’s another collaberation between McCarthy and Ben Falcone, whose previous works – “The Boss” and “Tammy” – are in the same vein of their new flick. Hopper Stone AP

Mr. Movie: ‘Life of the Party’ is a fish-out-of-water flick that flounders

May 10, 2018 12:53 PM

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Gary Wolcott

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Gary Wolcott's "Mr. Movie" column has appeared in the Tri-City Herald since 1992. The Tri-Cities native now lives in Portland, Ore., and watches about 200 movies each year. He believes movies are made to be seen on theater screens and that you should see them there, too. He also encourages questions and comment and loves movie debate.