‘Spy’ Reviews: Is This The Comedy Of The Summer?

Melissa McCarthy’s latest comedy, Spy, released to theaters yesterday, and the reviews have been glowing. At the time of this publication, Spy stands at a 95 percent approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes with 142 of the 149 reviews counted as positive.

Spy has also generated a favorable score on Metacritic, even though there aren’t as many reviews. As of right now, the film has a “Metascore” of 75 with the 39 reviews featured on the website.

Spy has Melissa McCarthy reteaming with her Bridesmaids and The Heat director Paul Feig. This time, she plays a CIA agent named Susan, whose job is to sit in front of a computer and guide the operatives out in the field. When most of the CIA’s operatives get compromised, Susan steps in to take on an important assignment in Paris.

The film also stars Rose Byrne, Jude Law, Jason Statham, and Allison Janney.