It's too soon to predict that Bridesmaids will come close to the $175 million total of There's Something About Mary, but it's pretty much guaranteed that the funniest film of 2011 will make it to $100 million.
The advance buzz on Bridesmaids was to call it the female version of The Hangover. It was going to show that women could be just as raucous as men. It also has is a sweet center that makes it acceptable across the board.
I want to see a female character in a movie who is hilarious and odd but also smart as a whip and super successful; someone we can laugh at but also aspire to be -- someone we genuinely like.
Here is my loving playlist for this weekend's blessed event -- the wide release of a big mainstream comedy starring so many funny ladies -- and for all the sexy solace provided by funny women everywhere.
Paul comes from the team that brought us Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, but director Edgar Wright has been replaced by Greg Mottola. And that substitution makes all the difference.
Simon Pegg used to think he saw UFOs as a boy in Great Britain. "But it always turned out to be an airplane," he says. "I was seeing things in the sk...
In this week's episode, Dan Persons, Lawrence French, and Steve Biodrowski debate the merits of domesticated dragons as they analyze How to Train Your Dragon.
Like the least of the Dreamworks films, Dragon suffers from a shortage of jokes. But it has a strong enough story and animation to keep kids fascinated and even adults occupied.
It's hard to believe this is just the beginning for Gabourey Sidibe, the Oscar-nominated star of Precious. But for the 26 year-old Brooklyn native, he...
Betty White: Golden Girl, game show veteran, Snickers pitch woman and SNL host? The gray-haired octogenarian is the longest of long shots, but her candidacy is an internet sensation.
Long before The Daily Show, long before The Colbert Report, Saturday Night Live was making fun of the news in a way that no one had ever seen before.
That was an eventful SNL season premiere. The biggest takeaway: Newcomer Jenny Slate dropping the F-bomb on live TV. Wow.
As a woman in comedy, I understood his point: Being "classically pretty" works against you. Maybe "Saturday Night Live" will pay me double now that my goitre is almost the size of my head.
Were there any celebrity cameos? YES. TONS. Tom Hanks played himself in the Jeopardy sketch, pretending to be dumber than you could possibly believe anyone to be, and playing it straight.
It's late. You have questions about last weekend's Saturday Night Live. We have answers.
It's Sunday. You have questions about last night's Saturday Night Live. We have answers.