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Bridesmaids

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WITTY & HEARTRENDING Kristen Wiig stars as Annie in Bridesmaids
Suzanne Hanover

Bridesmaids

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
124 minutes
Wide Release Date:
05/13/11
performer:
Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Chris O'Dowd, Rose Byrne, Ellie Kemper, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey
director:
Paul Feig
distributor:
Universal Pictures
author:
Kristen Wiig, Annie Mumolo

We gave it an A-

Even if you’ve already seen Bridesmaids (2011, R, 2 hrs., 5 mins.), you’ll want to check it out again at home. Why? Because the EXTRAS are friggin’ hilarious. Unfortunately, some of the biggest laughs are available only on Blu-ray. But there’s still plenty to love on the DVD, like a blind-date-gone-wrong scene that was cut from the film in which lonelyheart Kristen Wiig seems to have found her soul mate during a romantic dinner with Paul Rudd. When the lovebirds go ice-skating, though, Rudd’s Mr. Nice turns out to have major rage issues. Better yet is a ”Line-O-Rama” reel that allows scene-stealer Melissa McCarthy to ad-lib some of the fastest and filthiest riffs I’ve ever heard. Where’s her spin-off movie? A-