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Grizzly Review: Bridesmaids

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I had virtually no expectations going into seeing the movie Bridesmaids.  At best, I would spend some quality time with Kristen Wiig and her deliciously witty sense of humor.  At worst, I would see yet another SNL great succumb to an astronomical cinematic fiasco (though none can hold a candle to the mind-numbing scrapbook of atrocities Eddie Murphy has to his name). If anything, the film’s marketing had me intrigued:  “A Hangover for the girls!”  What in the world does that mean?  That it had the same plot, but the characters have different plumbing?  That it’s a raunchy comedy that appealed more to women?  That The Hangover didn’t appeal to women?  That I was abnormal to be a woman who enjoyed The Hangover?  While I still don’t get the foundation of this particular marketing ploy (other than its ability to attract fans of the Hangover), I will say that I thoroughly enjoyed the film.

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