Superintelligence review melissa mccarthy can t save unfunny ai comedy the two time oscar nominee sleepwalks through another underwhelming collaboration with her film maker husband ben falcone. Actors melissa mccarthy and ben falcone join hoda and jenna from their bed in australia to talk about their new movie superintelligence they also announce their 20 days of kindness.
Falcone intersperses surveillance style shots of mccarthy to emphasize the superintelligence s ubiquity and not a single one leads to a good visual gag.
Melissa mccarthy ben falcone superintelligence comedy. Netflix has picked up the workplace comedy series god s favorite idiot from executive producers and stars ben falcone and melissa mccarthy the 16 episode series stars falcone as mid level tech support employee clark thompson who finds love with his co worker amily luck mccarthy at exactly the same time he becomes the unwitting messenger of god. Superintelligence was released by warner bros. The film stars melissa mccarthy in her fourth collaboration with her husband falcone.
Pictures digitally in the united states via hbo max and theatrically in some international markets on november 26 2020. Melissa mccarthy and ben falcone on superintelligence and living comedy the couple find themselves collaborating at the dinner table or over breakfast on projects like their new hbo max movie. Superintelligence was another opportunity for mccarthy and her director husband ben falcone to collaborate.
In a move that could become more common as major studios lean in heavily toward their streaming launches the ben falcone directed melissa mccarthy starrer superintelligence has exited. The couple who have been married for 15 years have previously worked together on tammy the boss and life of the party. They also recently signed on to do a workplace comedy series titled god s favorite idiot.
Melissa mccarthy and ben falcone on superintelligence and living comedy november 29 2020 omarmallick 0 comments falcone it read like a wonderful throwback movie where it s super funny and high concept but there s also a charm and a seriousness of content. Superintelligence duo melissa mccarthy and ben falcone have signed on to star in netflix s new workplace comedy series god s favorite idiot. Superintelligence is a 2020 american romantic action comedy film directed by ben falcone and written by steve mallory.
Though nominally a sci fi comedy superintelligence gives viewers almost nothing to look at beyond its appealing actors often shot in soft focus.