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Melissa McCarthy, left, and Sandra Bullock star in the movie "The Heat." (20th Century Fox)
Melissa McCarthy, left, and Sandra Bullock star in the movie "The Heat." (20th Century Fox)

Like a lot of summer weekends, this weekend brings a new buddy cop movie. But this one, called "The Heat," is a little different.

The buddy cops in "The Heat" are played by Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock.

Joining us to talk about this twist on a familiar genre is Linda Holmes, who writes and edits NPR's pop culture blog Monkey See.

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This segment aired on June 28, 2013.

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