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  1. vulture lists
    Judd Apatow’s Best and Worst Movies, RankedFrom Year One to this week’s The King of Staten Island.
  2. vulture lists
    Every Melissa McCarthy Movie Performance, RankedMcCarthy hasn’t always found material worthy of her talents, but she always tackles it with gusto.
  3. cameos
    Maya Rudolph’s Booksmart Cameo Is a Tribute to Bridesmaids“It’s our favorite Easter egg in the movie,” said Olivia Wilde.
  4. Sex Educators React to Hollywood’s Sex ScenesThey’re not impressed by the peach in Call Me by Your Name.
  5. chat room
    Lady Bird’s Saoirse Ronan Wants You to Take Female-Led Films Seriously“I was so upset that there is this perception of a female film being something lesser than what you would have with a group of men in a movie.”
  6. Paul Feig, ‘Bridesmaids’, and Comedy with a ‘Feminine Sensibility’Starting with the creation of his breakout sitcom, Freaks and Geeks, and the lead character of Lindsay Weir, Paul Feig has said publicly and […]
  7. Paul Feig Talks About Authentic Comedy and Funny Ladies“The problem with comedy in general is that it’s heightened. The thing I’m always on guard for with an audience is when they go, “That’s dumb, […]
  8. Paul Feig Explains Comedy’s ‘Angry Villagers Syndrome’“It’s what the editor from Bridesmaids called the ‘angry villagers’ syndrome. People who go to see a comedy are spending their money and want […]
  9. how to make a movie
    How to Edit an Improv-Heavy Comedy, As Told by The Heat’s Paul FeigYou’ve got hours of hilarious actors improvising gut-busting jokes: How do you decide what to keep and what to kill?
  10. ‘Freaks and Geeks’ Creator Paul Feig Wants to Go Back to TVPaul Feig, the creator of Freaks and Geeks and an accomplished television director, became one of the most sought-after comedy directors in the […]
  11. influences
    Paul Feig Explains His Cultural InfluencesIn no particular order, these are the movies, books, cuisines, and teachers that inspired him. 
  12. ‘Bridesmaids’ Star Wendi McLendon-Covey Cast in ABC Pilot Wendi McLendon-Covey, best known for her roles in Bridesmaids and Reno 911!, has been cast in a new untitled comedy pilot (formerly called […]
  13. Paul Feig Signs a Deal to Develop Comedies for Fox Bridesmaids director and Freaks and Geeks creator Paul Feig just signed a new first-look deal with 20th Century Fox to develop comedies for […]
  14. Rebel Wilson Is Your 2013 MTV Movie Awards Host Bridesmaids and Pitch Perfect star Rebel Wilson has just been tapped by MTV to be the host of the network’s 22nd annual MTV Movie Awards next […]
  15. Paul Feig: ‘The Funniest People I Know Are Always Women’“All the funniest people I know are always women… I would also feel sick to my stomach when I would see these movies and how bad the female […]
  16. ‘Bridesmaids’ Co-Star Rebel Wilson and Co-Writer Annie Mumolo Each Sell […]Two Bridesmaids alums, actress Rebel Wilson and co-writer Annie Mumolo, just sold their own movie projects to major studios. Deadline broke the […]
  17. Melissa McCarthy is Now Officially a Movie Star, Steals Jason Bateman’s […] After breaking out in last year’s Bridesmaids, Melissa McCarthy is set to make her debut as a leading lady on the big-screen with Identity […]
  18. Review Roundup: ‘Bachelorette’ Is Definitely Darker than ‘Bridesmaids’, […]Regardless of the fact that Bachelorette was an off-Broadway play and a hot script well before Bridesmaids came out, the comparison is […]
  19. chat room
    Rose Byrne on the Final Season of Damages“I’m going to have Post-Traumatic Ellen Stress.”
  20. the bridesmaids effect
    Bad Idea: Malibu Teacher Disciplines Student Bridesmaids-StyleSlapped her in the face six times.
  21. Paul Feig Teaches You How to Be 40“Forty is the line of demarcation that says you’re an adult now. You’re an adult, so don’t pretend you’re a kid anymore. Here’s what you don’t […]
  22. Ben Falcone Gets All Up In Melissa McCarthy and His ‘Bridesmaids’ Sex Scene Ben Falcone was on Conan last night, talking about how he found himself having sandwich sex with his wife, Melissa McCarthy, on the set of […]
  23. bridesmaids
    Watch Kristen Wiig Wrestle Annie MumoloSo that’s how you write an Oscar-nominated screenplay!
  24. What Does ‘Five-Year Engagement’s’ Box Office Disappointment Suggest About […] Five-Year Engagement earned $11.2 million this weekend, which is nearly half what was being predicted. It’s also by far the lowest of the […]
  25. Maybe We Should Table Talking About ‘Bridesmaids 2: Bridermaids’ For AwhileSpeaking of Bridesmaids at the Comedy Awards, Wendi McLendon-Covey was in attendance and Laughspin asked her about the possibility of a sequel […]
  26. Louis C.K. and ‘Bridesmaids’ Were the Comedy Awards’ King and QueenThe Comedy Awards taped this weekend and will air on May 6th on Comedy Central. So stop reading if you are super into the Comedy Awards and […]
  27. the bridesmaids effect
    Bridesmaids Director Eyeing Reese Witherspoon Comedy Wish ListA career woman whose childhood wishes all come true. Oh the shenanigans!
  28. Judd Apatow: ‘I got bored of penises.’“I got bored of penises. I said, ‘enough of that.’ No, I just like immaturity, I like to show people struggle and try to figure out who they […]
  29. Three Reasons Chris O’Dowd Is Super ChillReason 1 is his take on hanging out with friends who’ve already had kids: “I don’t see them as much, and whenever I do I have to hang out with […]
  30. Maya Rudolph Has the Finest Talc for Your Bottom Ooh, 40 minutes of Maya Rudolph on Fresh Air. Ooooh, the first time she read the bridal store scene in Bridesmaids. Oooooh, “comedy as a team […]
  31. Trade Roundup: I Give It a Year, Only Fools & Horses, Andrea MartinAn early 2013 UK release date has been set for the London-filmed I Give It a Year, starring Rose Byrne, Anna Faris and Stephen Merchant, and […]
  32. Comedy Award Nominations Heaped Upon Modern Family, 30 Rock and BridesmaidsThe nominations for the second annual Comedy Awards were announced today, and Modern Family and 30 Rock were TV’s big winners, with five […]
  33. party chat
    Chris O’Dowd Wants to Pair Off With Jon Hamm“It’ll be a more progressive comedy.”
  34. Yeah, Why Don’t Comedies Win More Oscars?Well, the Oscars are this Sunday and it’s starting to look like Bridesmaids really isn’t going to get that surprise last-minute Best Picture […]
  35. Why Bridesmaids Deserved Its Best Picture SnubUnpopular Opinions is a new weekly column in which a writer takes a stand against popular opinion, whether it’s asserting the true merit of a […]
  36. clickables
    See the Ladies of Glee Echo BridesmaidsLea Michele very originally dubs it “GLEE-MAIDS.”
  37. Bridesmaids Confirms Its Dominance as the Most Popular Video On Demand […]More people have rented Bridesmaids on demand than any other movie in the entire history of movies since cavemen have been chew-shaping little […]
  38. Can Bridesmaids Win a Screenplay Oscar?Why this dark horse could go all the way.
  39. Maya Rudolph Reveals the Bridesmaids Cast’s SAG Awards Drinking Game Maya Rudolph told Conan all about the Bridesmaids cast’s SAG Awards drinking game: drink every time someone says “Scorsese.” And that must […]
  40. clickables
    See the Bridesmaids Stars Boozing at the SAG AwardsBlessed by the Internet yet again.
  41. Bridesmaids Gets Original Screenplay and Supporting Actress Oscar […]Adios, hopes for a Best Picture Oscar for Bridesmaids. We knew you briefly, but you brought light and laughter to our hearts. Now we’re gonna […]
  42. explainer
    Insiders on Why Kristen Wiig Isn’t Making a Bridesmaids SequelAnd confirmation of her next project.
  43. Our Bridesmaids Sequel-Related Emotional Rollercoaster Can Come to a Stop […]Kristen Wiig has said that she and Annie Mumolo are not planning on writing a sequel to Bridesmaids after all. “We’re not planning on doing […]
  44. Kristen Wiig Weighs In On Those Bridesmaids 2 Rumors“We had a special time making the first one, but we’re really excited to try something else.”
  45. There Could Be a Kristen Wiig-Approved Bridesmaids Sequel After AllBefore we get our specially-tailored bridesmaids’ undergarments in a twist over the Wiigless Bridesmaids 2, Wendi McLendon-Covey has pointed […]
  46. Melissa McCarthy Heroically Prevents the Travesty of a Wiig-less […]Benevolent genius Melissa McCarthy has this to say about the prospect of doing a Bridesmaids sequel without Kristen Wiig: “God, I wouldn’t want […]
  47. Melissa McCarthy Won’t Do Bridesmaids Sequel Without Kristen WiigLadies sticking together!
  48. The WGA Original Screenplay Nominees Are Nearly All ComediesWGA’s big-screen announcements are out, joining the small-screen nomination list released a few weeks back. The Original Screenplay category in […]
  49. Writers Guild Nominations Boost BridesmaidsSteve Zaillian gets two nominations. Diablo Cody and Woody Allen each get one.
  50. An Imagined Conversation Between Kristen Wiig and Universal About […]Universal: Oh my gosh Kristen, Bridesmaids did so well! Kristen Wiig: Yeah, I’m really excited about it! Universal: Hey, so…what are you […]
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