Gather your hens past, present and future and go see Bridesmaids. I urge you.
I wasnt too enamoured with the trailer. I thought it was bit hackneyed, a bit poor mans hangover (2). Wed been burnt so badly by Sex and the City 2, how could female comedy on the big screen recover? How wrong I was.
Last night, a generous smattering of my hens and I went to the opening night of Paul Feigs comedy. There wasnt a man in sight as groups of six or more girls crammed through the doors giggling.
Kristen Wiigs Annie, Rose Byrnes Helen, Melissa McCarthys Megan and Maya Rudolphs Lillian make for the motley crew of hens that traditionally make up the bride-to-bes ghosts of friendships past (not mine, you understand...).
You know where the plots going, but it is achieved with such hilarity and affection that you never groan or squirm - well, you do squirm a fair bit but with them, not at them.
Whatever your role call of chicks tight friends or eclectic bunch it's a brilliant excuse to bond some more. We giggled all the way home, desperate for a hen night of our own.
Ps Chris ODowd, the Irish actor formerly of the IT Crowd and nice cop Nathan in the film, came in to the office last week for an interview. We didnt even look around. Had he arrived after the release of Bridesmaids, he would have been mobbed. A character to melt your heart...