You won’t get far into This Is 40 before you start thinking, “This is tedious.” In fact, it takes about 30 seconds. Judd Apatow’s latest starts steamily, with Debbie (Leslie Mann) and Pete (Paul Rudd), the secondary couple in Knocked Up, having sex in the shower on Debbie’s 40th—er, “38th”—birthday. Then she finds out that [...]
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in which the author discusses five books he'd read, if time permitted.
1. I Found This Funny: My Favorite Pieces of Humor and Some That May Not Be Funny At All, edited by Judd Apatow.
Did you ever see The 40-Year Old Virgin? No? What about Funny People or I Love You, Man? Doesn't ring a bell? [...]
Going the Distance Cast Talks About the Economy, Ensembles, and Why Applegate Refused to Stare at Long’s Naked Ass
Forgive Going the Distance its dash-into-the-airport scene. Because — spoiler alert! — for a good chunk of this romantic comedy, things don't work out for Erin (Drew Barrymore) and Garrett (Justin Long), a couple who meets cute in New York six weeks before Erin is planning to move back to San Francisco. Jobs aren't landed, [...]
I’m not exactly sure what sort of necromantic Russian energy drinks Ann Hornaday and the rest of the critical community were slugging when they persuaded skeptics like me to shell out $11 for Hot Tub Time Machine with the promise of high-concept camp. The movie tries to cash in on the whole bromance thing, [...]