Now Showing on Cable: “Bridesmaids”

Making its Home Box Office debut this weekend was last year’s smash comedy, “Bridesmaids”.

Starring Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, and Melissa McCarthy, “Bridesmaids” was a runaway box office success, grossing $288 million worldwide. It is currently the top grossing film produced by Judd Apatow, and that’s some impressive company. The movie was also critically well received. It got nominated for two Academy Awards (Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actress – Melissa McCarthy), and made a number of year end┬átop ten lists, including the American Film Institute’s, Entertainment Weekly’s, and The (title pending) Movie Podcast’s (Tanski’s #2).

The question then becomes – is it all of that?

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Now showing on cable: “The Town”

Making its debut tonight on HBO is Ben Affleck’s second directorial effort, “The Town”.

“The Town” is an amazing heist film that stars Affleck, Jeremy Renner, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm and Pete Postlethwaite. It earned Renner an Oscar Nomination for Best Supporting Actor, and it currently holds a 94% Tomatometer score on Rotten Tomatoes.

I like it a lot myself.

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