John Whitesell

Latest Articles


Review: Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son

Family debate gets put on hold when Malcolm's grind as an FBI agent evokes the wrath of Eastern Bloc baddies with moles in the agency.
Granny-panty flimsy plots a-poppin'
By TOM MEEK  |  February 25, 2011

Deck the Halls

Somewhere in Western Mass, an anal-retentive optometrist prides himself on being Mr. Christmas. Watch the trailer for Deck the Halls  (QuickTime)
Lands like a lump of coal
By TOM MEEK  |  November 21, 2006

Big Momma’s House 2

Martin Lawrence again dons foam and latex to incarnate a rotund, none-too feminine granny in John Whitesell’s sequel to the broad 2000 comedy.
Rating: 2 stars
By TOM MEEK  |  February 02, 2006