The Kitchen review star cast can’t save undercooked DC Comics disaster

Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss struggle to rise above a cartoonish and shoddily constructed crime drama The Kitchen, a late summer, female-led adaptation of a little-known DC comic, is the worst kind of bad movie. Thats because it has all the ingredients of a good movie, from a juicy premise to a stellar cast, yet its assembled with such staggering incompetency that from the very first scene it boils over into one star territory, all promise evaporating from the screen. The boredom and confusion that then follows is backgrounded by an almost angry frustration that someone could get something so potentially thrilling so very, very wrong. That someone would seem to be Andrea Berloff, the Oscar-nominated co-writer of …