Articles tagged bridesmaids

In Praise of Kristen Wiig’s Risky Career Choices

Kristen Wiig’s genius is that she can generate humor and pathos from the same source, her characters’ pain.

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Movie Toilets: Women and the Politics of Defilement

The toilet, and its spirit ally, potty humor, has come to be associated with a kind of strength—both at the box office and in terms of a cultural defiance.

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23 Jun 2011 // 9:30 AM

Swearing by ‘Bridesmaids’ success

LOS ANGELES — Hollywood’s a notoriously cutthroat place, but the all-girl ensemble film “Bridesmaids” has cast a mysterious, uniting spell over women in show biz

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25 May 2011 // 9:00 AM

Bridesmaids and Broom Jumpers

This year's crop of wedding-centric romantic comedies offer up some things old, a few things new, and a lot of things borrowed (but not much blue).

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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