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Bridesmaids Reviews

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John Lekich
Georgia Straight
June 14, 2016
The result is a comedy on the competitive nature of female friendship that is aggressively uneven: sometimes smart, occasionally tender, and -- once or twice -- so self-consciously ballsy that I found myself chuckling out of sheer embarrassment.
Kristian M. Lin
Fort Worth Weekly
June 14, 2016
The sweet, blissful buzz that accompanies the end of this comedy masterpiece will make you feel like you've just watched your own best friend get happily married.
Giovanni Fazio
Japan Times
June 14, 2016
If the Hangover movies confronted dudes' sheer terror at their own poor impulse control, then Bridesmaids plunges straight into the female heart of darkness.
Roe McDermott
Hot Press
March 14, 2016
Bridesmaids allows its female leads to be smart, sexy, hilarious and loveable.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Al Alexander
The Patriot Ledger
July 19, 2015
Full of heart, warmth and enough excrement to fill an all-white bridal shop.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Anthony Quinn
Independent (UK)
June 30, 2015
Through a combination of smart performances and scurrilous gags Bridesmaids yanks the buddy comedy from the hands of its traditional owners.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Aaron Mesh
Willamette Week
June 30, 2015
All that straining for ribaldry feels a little sad, like Feig and his actors know they're sacrificing honesty for coarse bumptiousness.
Scott Renshaw
Salt Lake City Weekly
June 30, 2015
The dialogue, even when it's in questionable taste, snaps with intelligence.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Kate Muir
Times (UK)
June 30, 2015
The big, brash laughs are coupled with a smart insight into women's friendships.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Edward Johnson-Ott
NUVO Newsweekly
June 30, 2015
Bridesmaids, co-written by Wiig and Annie Mumolo and directed by Freaks and Geeks creator Paul Feig, is as solid as any other comedy from Team Apatow.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Ryan Gilbey
New Statesman
June 30, 2015
[Wiig's] is the comedy of panic, paranoia, madness and self-loathing, but her trick in the new film Bridesmaids is to remain composed even as her heart is shredded to confetti.
Veronica Lee
The Arts Desk
June 30, 2015
For laughs per minute and a believable representation of how women interact, it's to be heartily recommended.
Toby Young
The Spectator
June 30, 2015
Kristen Wiig deserves much of the credit for Bridesmaids, but the laurels belong to Judd Apatow. He is the Billy Wilder of contemporary Hollywood and Bridesmaids is his Some Like It Hot.
Jonathan Romney
Independent on Sunday
June 30, 2015
Unashamedly smart... Bridesmaids has been hailed as a groundbreaking blow for American female cinema. That says a lot about the extent of Hollywood's current conservatism, but for now, Bridesmaids does nicely as a tonic corrective.
Sean P. Means
Salt Lake Tribune
June 30, 2015
Wiig's characters may lose their lunch, but they never lose their heart.
Robert Horton
HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
June 30, 2015
It's a Hollywood truism that they almost never give Oscar nominations for slapstick comedy. They won't give one to Kristen Wiig for this movie, either. But they should.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Sean Burns
The Improper Bostonian
May 12, 2015
Hopefully next time they'll ditch the crass interludes and shoot one from the heart.
John Serba
August 24, 2014
Here is Kristen Wiig's star turn. She co-writes, co-produces and headlines Bridesmaids, playing a woman who's, I dunno, roughly 26 percent comedically psychotic, but not so loony that she goes over the edge from sympathetic to repellent.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Dann Gire
Chicago Daily Herald
August 24, 2014
Bridesmaids produces frequent waves of hilarious vulgarity as it tells a sweet, endearing story about a woman suffering through a pre-mid-life crisis.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Mal Vincent
The Virginian-Pilot
August 24, 2014
Bridesmaids is grossly funny.
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