The Moviefile - Bride Wars: Not Just Poorly Written, But Offensive

Bride Wars is the type of movie that's so offensive, no one is immune. No, really -- no one. This movie's offensive to women, anyone who cares about or respects women, Anne Hathaway, Kate Hudson, Candice Bergen, anyone who's ever liked any of those actresses in anything, anyone who has ever been or might ever get married, anyone who has ever been engaged, anyone who has ever been in a relationship and/or anyone who is now or has ever struggled financially. If you don't see yourself in anything on this list, Bride Wars might be the movie for you.

Otherwise, it will find a way to offend you. Starting with the premise: Two best friends, who have been best friends since they were very little girls, want to get married. That's all they've ever wanted. They pretended to get married when they were little, and doing the real thing is all they've ever dreamed of. Specifically, they want to get married at the Plaza. They grow up, and one of them (Kate Hudson) is a tough-as-nails, badass bitch -- oops, I mean lawyer, and the other (Anne Hathaway) is a sweet, weak, pathetic, spineless pushover. She's also a teacher. They both have boyfriends and they both get engaged, and because of an administrative error, their weddings end up on the same date. Neither will cave, so they start planning without one another, and it turns competitive and stupid, what with the dying each other's hair blue and fake-tanning each other into an orange mess that we all have seen in the trailer.

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