Judd Apatow, the writer, producer, and director of influential comedies for screens big and small over the last couple decades – with such films as The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up, Funny People, and This is 40 — has introduced more than his share of major comic talents to the movie audience.
The Lonely Island are reportedly getting the Hollywood treatment at the hands of Judd Apatow, the writer-director behind Superbad, Knocked Up, and The The 40-Year Old Virgin.
Chris reviews Pat Toomey’s comments on the VA scandal, the stir caused by the Washington Post Film Critic blaming the UCSB shooting on Judd Apatow and Seth Rogen, and President Obama for asking a question about Syria at a science fair. He talks to Greek Ambassador Christos Panagopoulos about Greek Heritage Night at Citizens Bank Park and Filmmakers Britt Rawcliffe and Rachel Marie Smith.
Is it funny? The answer is a resounding yes.
What gives writer-director Judd Apatow’s latest slice-of-life comedy its “oomph” is the sometimes brutal honesty on display in this exploration of marital struggle and parenting fumble.
For moviegoers, December means the climax to the year’s big-screen release schedule is now upon us.
“The Five-Year Engagement” is a charmer that aims for sustained amusement rather than knee-slapping hysteria and amounts to two hours of smart, agreeable entertainment.
If there’s any lingering doubt about Paul Rudd’s supremacy as a leading man on light-comedy patrol, “Wanderlust” makes it official.
Is “Zookeeper” a keeper? Anything but.