‘Spy’ gives McCarthy her revenge on Bond babes (Our grade: C+)

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Melissa McCarthy plays CIA analyst Susan Cooper in “Spy.”
Melissa McCarthy plays CIA analyst Susan Cooper in “Spy.”

Melissa McCarthy plays CIA analyst Susan Cooper in “Spy.”

By Roger Moore – Tribune News Service

Writer-director Paul Feig and his “Bridesmaids” muse, Melissa McCarthy, flip the script and ditch the fat jokes for their latest. And “Spy,” a bloody-minded spy spoof, is all the richer for it.

A profane pistol-packing riff on the Bond formula, it makes McCarthy more empowered than delusional, more under-estimated than her go-to pity party, loneliness.

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