Leslye Headland won't forget her first time, but not for the reasons you might think. In a guest blog she wrote for The Film Experience, the playwright and filmmaker, whose buzzed-about debut, Bachelorette, opens theatrically on Sept. 7 wrote that while losing her virginity was "sort of a let down," the experience was salvaged by a post-deflowering viewing of Wes Anderson's iconoclastic teen romance story Rushmore. more »
Bachelorette was dubbed the "indie Bridesmaids" at Sundance. OK, maybe there are some similarities. There are females and there's a pending wedding and the proverbial "shit hits the fan," but that's about it. Based on a play of the same name by Leslye Headland who directed the screen version, the story is quite frankly not going to be a hit with everyone. But for the segment of the population that gets a thrill off of bad ass humor, Bachelorette offers up a load of laughs. John Waters appeared to enjoy himself at the screening of the film, which opened up the Provincetown International Film Festival this week, so that is a stamp of some sort of approval, right?