Posts Tagged ‘bridesmaids’
Adam Scott and Jennifer Westfeldt get down to making babies in Friends With Kids.

Friends With Kids: Meet the Parents

Is Jennifer Westfeldt the next Woody Allen? Looks like it.
KRISTIAN LIN
You could be forgiven for thinking that Friends With Kids is an unofficial sequel to Bridesmaids. After all, half the cast of last summer’s comedy hit wound up in this film, and those actors have been understandably put front...


The Best Movie Dialogue of 2011

Kristian Lin
I’ve done this before, and it’s rapidly becoming my favorite blog post of the year: I’ve compiled this list sampling the best dialogue I heard in the past year’s movies. I had access to the published shootin...



The Best Lead Performances of 2011

Kristian Lin
Assembling the photos for this blog post made me painfully aware that there are no actors of color on this list. I’m not happy about it, either, but I just couldn’t bring myself to list Viola Davis in The Help just ...


The Best Supporting Actors of 2011′s Movies

Kristian Lin
The list of best lead performances of 2011 is forthcoming. In the meantime, without further ado… Albert Brooks It’s hard to discuss his performance in Drive without giving too much away, but there’s no wonder why even...



A Widow Needs A Little Help

Jenna Fischer finally gets the starring role in this indie drama.
KRISTIAN LIN
Steve Carell isn’t the only star of TV’s The Office with a movie out this week. Jenna Fischer charmed millions of viewers portraying the sweetly downtrodden receptionist on that show, but she’s never come close to having ...


More Fun With “Bridesmaids”

Kristian Lin
My fellow movie critics, both male and female, seem to be in step with me in finding Bridesmaids to be hilarious, but as usual with great movies, I had many more thoughts than would fit in my review of the movie. (I linked to O...



Bridesmaids Takes the Cake

Put on your ugliest dress to watch the comedy of the season.
KRISTIAN LIN
There’s no shortage of recent comedy films that revolve around male friendship, so where are the equivalent movies about women? When it comes to comedies about adult female characters that don’t primarily focus on romance, ...