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Bachelorette

Cast: Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher, Lizzy Caplan
Director: Leslye Headland

They are a bride's worst nightmare...if only she knew.

Bachelorette stars Kirsten Dunst, Lizzy Caplan and Isla Fisher as bridesmaid to their high school friend, played by Rebel Wilson. I don't even know why these women are friends with her, or she with them. I think the norm is, if you don't like a person, you find ways not to see them. However, in this case, they put up with her so that they have something to talk about; it's like high school never ends for them, literally.

The film showed the three women in different light, from their self-absorbed ways down to when they somewhat gratify themselves. This was like a downplayed version of The Bridesmaids, except that its comic was rather different. As the night unraveled, their lives were unraveling as well, dealing somewhat with their own issues in life. There's Dunst's character, whom despite making the right choices is not in a place where she wants to be. Then there's Caplan's character, who has unresolved issues with ex-boyfriend, Clyde. Lastly, Fisher's character, who adds the fun in the bunch, but wants to be more, somehow.

In my opinion, Lizzy Caplan and Adam Scott stole the movie. If I wanted to see Isla Fischer act stupid, I'll just watch Confessions of a Shopaholic. She reminded me of Rebecca in this movie, except that Rebecca was smarter. Kirsten Dunst was a chronic bitch in the film, but even in the end, she still didn't have the heart to tell her friend what she did. Instead, she rose up to the role that the bride saw her in, and probably decided that she should just be who her friend saw her to be.

This movie has mixed reviews. People loved it, people hated it. This film can't help but to be compared with The Bridesmaids. This is the Sundance version of that film. Personally, if you're a fan of the actors of this film, I suggest that you see it. If you've seen their worst movies, this may not be it. 

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