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Always A Bridesmaid

Tonight, we watched Always a Bridesmaid, a documentary Craig mentioned to us a while back.

Overall, it was really enjoyable. The best parts are the interviews with the elderly ladies and neurotic New Yorkers (seriously, one guy puts the Seinfeld cast to shame...and the psychobabble - oy, vay!).

In a nutshell, it's a film about a wedding videographer who's 30, unmarried, and freaking out. The burden of this freak-out is borne by her 24-year-old doe-eyed boyfriend, who is subjected to harsh questioning about where this relationship is going and whether or not he's ever going to marry her. She's one step away from sticking bamboo under his fingernails in a room with a bare light bulb hanging from the ceiling, trying to pry a shred of hope out of him. It's a lot like that scene in Dumb & Dumber where Lloyd asks Mary for odds on whether she'd ever go out with him and she says something like, "One in a million." And he gleefully replies, "So you're saying there's a chance!"

While the filmmaker grated on me, it was an entertaining piece with the occasional poignant moment. Afterward, I was wondering aloud to Jeremy about how we ever got together and decided to spend the rest of our lives with one another. He said he knew I was the one when my parents offered him a $150 mail-in rebate.

Posted January 23, 2004 11:20 PM



has he gotten the rebate check yet, cause I'm still waiting for mine from mnms.

Just thought i would drop a note in case you were wondering who the french IP address was visiting your site...we are in paris enjoying the coffee and so far not much else, but it has only been 24 hours...i am sure much more will be enjoyed!

that's great. i'm glad you saw it. i love all of the documentaries available on netflix. a lot of it is stuff i wouldn't have found otherwise.

now you should rent Stevie.