The Heat: Review

The first female buddy cop movie since Feds, The Heat takes you on a ride, with a double feature of action and friendship. There are some of the tried and tested plot out-comes, but there are a few twists to keep you guessing.

Sandra Bullock brings a dose of her lovable, girl-next-door personality to the role as FBI agent Ashburn, while Melissa McCarthy brings a bit of rawness to her character in the foul-mouthed, brash detective Mullins. There is tangible chemistry on-screen between the two stars, and it’s this that forgives the naivety of Ashburn, or the crass of Mullins.

The Heat has it share of action, and a huge helping of laughs. Thankfully these are not silly, slapstick, but the film brings an intelligent story to the viewer.

The Heat, a fun afternoon when you’re looking for a laugh, and a good story.

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By Andrew Germishuys

Founder of SAMDB, Andrew has worked full time in the film industry since the early 2000's. He has trained as an actor, completing his LAMDA Gold Medal, and attending many courses in Cape Town acting studios, with masterclasses with some of the international industries top directors, producers and filmmakers. Working as an actor and armourer in the film and television industry have given Andrew a great balance of skills across the board when it comes to the entertainment industry. Catch him on Twitter: And IMDb:

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