• ‘Thunder Force' Review: Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer in a Superhero Satire That Never Threatens to Rock the Genre

    10 days ago - By Variety

    The “Airplane!” school of chock-full-of-jokes conceptual parody, with its fourth-wall-smashing stupido-smart goofiness, had a pretty impressive run. It ruled for several decades, spawning everything from the “Airplane!” creators' own “Naked Gun” franchise - to me, the media-age Marx Brothers-worthy masterpiece of the form - to the Wayans brothers' “Scary Movie” franchise to several dozen comedies,...
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