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Amy Schumer's Trainwreck introduces us to a new kind of mainstream film heroine: blunt, thoughtless, more interested in being gratified than likable, one whose boundless appetites are played for fun rather than derision.
This comedy is often so deliriously entertaining and so deftly constructed, you won't realize for a time that one of America's favorite, new, politically astute comics is having her values derailed.
Loudon Wainwright: "It's hard to be objective about oneself. I don't know what's different, it doesn't feel like anything has changed in the 40 years that I've been writing songs."
Obvious Child, in addition to being funny, well-acted, and touching, feels so important. There will be over two and a half million unplanned pregnancies in America this year, and those women (especially those who are young and frightened) need to know that they have a choice.
If romantic comedies were once cool enough for even Dave Chappelle, what the hell has happened? Well, a zillion theories have been batted about, including my own thoughts about how confusing modern romance can be.
Foul-mouthed without being particularly funny, involved without being compelling, Judd Apatow's This Is 40 wants to be deeper than it really is. Which is an Apatowian trademark.
Can This Is 40 top its "sort-of" predecessor, Knocked Up, which went on to critical acclaim and big money at the box office? Or does it land closer to overly narcissistic Funny People territory? To find out, I crunched the numbers.
While most movies would make sure every conflict gets settled and tied up with a neat bow, This Is 40 takes a more realistic approach to marriage and life by saying that sometimes you face problems you don't know how to solve.
In advance of the December 21 release, Judd Apatow sat down for an intriguingly in-depth discussion with Film Comment magazine, some of the most compelling comments of which we've included here.
Heigl is good at talking the talk -- speaking out about the inherent sexism in the movie industry -- but she seems almost willfully against challenging the norms of gender in cinema that she criticizes.
Robert Downey Jr. is just like you, maybe: He thinks Iron Man 2 was "dissatisfying and disappointing." In the same interview
Judd Apatow: Director, writer, professional Twitter photographer. Yes, the man behind some of the best comedies in recent
We don't know too much about Judd Apatow's "Knocked Up" spin-off movie project, other than the fact that it centers around
WATCH: And then there's the dirty stuff. The Movie Geek's Guide to Talking Dirty from FilmDrunkDotCom on Vimeo. Sure, some
McCarthy is also in the crosshairs of her "Bridesmaids" director Paul Feig, who will be directing -- with, once again, Apatow
Brooks' first novel, 2030: The Real Story of What Happens to America, has popped on to the New York Times' best-seller list -- that kind of commercial success is an unaccustomed feeling for Brooks.
It's not surprising that they would make The Hangover Part II. Nor is it a shock that this second bite of the apple doesn't go down as easily as the first.
"It is just a story from Pete and Debbie's current life," he said in January. "People really responded to their characters