The Root Recommends: 'Bridesmaids'


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Much ado has been made in the media about the success of Bridesmaids, a "female gross-out comedy," and the attention is deserved.

The hilarious film is about a broke woman (Kristin Wiig) who is trying to get her life together in the months leading up to the wedding of her best friend (Maya Rudolph), who is marrying a rich man. While the film isn't exactly a bastion of racial diversity, we found it refreshing that Rudolph's biracial background was acknowledged (her father in the film is black and gets some good lines). See it if you want some laughs and don't mind a little raunch.

Previous recommendation: Nick Cannon's Comedy Special.

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