“BRIDESMAIDS” SUCCESS PROVES WOMEN LIKE TO LAUGH AT THEMSELVES
Hollywood is abuzz with surprise since “Bridesmaids” turned out to be an unexpected hit. (It raked in 21.5 million – second only to “Thor.”) Why is everyone surprised? Apparently male Hollywood producers don’t think women like comedy! “Bridesmaids” has two things going for it – it’s funny and it’s ABOUT WOMEN. Sure, it’s too raunchy sometimes, and a bit overlong, but we women are starved for humor. Gangs of girlfriends got together this weekend to see “Bridesmaids” – like they did for “Sex & the City.” It was FUN! And profitable – maybe now the studios will stop to think about what females really want for a change. (Above photos– the girls in charge and Kristen Wiig with the nice-guy leading man Chris O’Dowd.