Tomorrow’s New Film Releases: Highlights
Bridesmaids dir. Paul Feig
Now that the summer is approaching, it’s no surprise that we’re getting yet another Judd Apatow production. This one is directed by Paul Feig, who is most noted for having created the cult TV series Freaks and Geeks and directing numerous episodes of Arrested Development and The Office. What is perhaps most interesting about Bridesmaids is that it’s about women, whereas most if not all of the Apatow comedies have male protagonists, with some of them being decidedly brocentric. Now we’ll get a chance to see the female equivalent of that particular brand of humor. Bridesmaids is written by two women, Annie Mumolo (whose only other writing credit is Betwitched with Will Ferrell) and Kristen Wiig, who co-stars and is currently on the Saturday Night Live cast.
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It started with a right swipe, a little green heart. Tinder of course.
Though I acknowledge and appreciate the differences in human experiences, and while your heartbreak is (and always will be) uniquely and completely your own, I must urge you to consider that I have been where you are.
With his hat cocked back, body tilted away from his cane, and right forefinger pointing directly at his audience, Joseph Ducreux commands the attention of those viewing his self-portrait.
I was born in 1990; he was born in 1973. I’m 23; he just turned 40.