First of all let us just collectively push back our deck chairs for a moment to stand and applaud the sheer originality of the title of this film. Not content at confusing us enough as to what exactly this movie could be about Hollywood have gone and served up a trailer which not only reeks of The Hangover but also tastes somewhat Bachelor Partyesque. But wait there’s a twist. The entire cast, instead of men, are women.
*Deckchairs pushed back quicker than before. Crew rise to give raptious standing ovation*
Produced by Judd Apatow, he who has been clinging for dear life to his Superbad and Knocked Up fame, Bridesmaids tells the story of a collection of wacky, insecure, overweight, under loved, borderline alcoholic female characters, (of which there are no black women), who all embark upon a riotous hen weekend. Three quick tips for any budding young comedy scriptwriters out there, when writing a road trip style movie, for any gender, always have at least one grotesque, overweight character who has no control over bodily functions or their inappropriate thoughts, always, (can’t stress this one enough), always have a hilarious scene where one of your characters accidentally ingests either a drug or food which has an adverse effect on them and never forget to pepper the entire movie with silent awkward pauses. Comedy gold!