Hot Take: If I Feel Pretty were Amy Schumer’s first movie, it would have been more effective. It has funny moments but takes forever to get going and then gets super schmaltzy in the third act.
I was cautious when it comes to I Feel Pretty. Anyone who comes onto the scene as hard as Amy Schumer did with 2015’s Trainwreck runs a serious risk of fizzling out. Signs of the Schumer fizzle were evident with last year’s Snatched which struggled at the box office, missed with critics and failed to please audiences. It’s hard to say anything different about I Feel Pretty when it comes to results as the Schumer comedy had her lowest opening at the box office, currently sits at a 33% Tomatometer and audiences have liked it at a rather alarming 31%. Considering how big of a hit Trainwreck was and how well received it was with critics and audiences, it’s a pretty big fall for Schumer who just 3 years ago starred in the 29th top grossing film of the year.Read More →