Schumer shines in Pretty dull comedy
work colleagues, especially boss Avery LeClaire (a helium-voiced Michelle Williams) who needs her ‘‘ordinary woman’’ insights to help launch a department store ‘‘diffusion’’ line.
But as Renee starts to be swept up in a fantasy world of private jets, designer outfits and potential billionaire beaus, it becomes apparent that she’s starting to lose touch with her friends and her real self.
Writer-directing duo Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein’s ( How to be Single, Valentine’s Day) cringe concussion-comedy suffers greatly from plot predictability, a dose of deja vu and being a little too daffy for its own good.
Borrowing bits from The Intern, The Devil Wears Prada, Big and most notably Ugly Betty,
Despite a somewhat thin premise, I Feel Pretty does allow Amy Schumer to show the full range of her prowess for physical comedy and comedic timing.