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Jul 17 2015

Trainwreck

There’s some great writing in the new Judd Apatow film “Trainwreck” courtesy of Amy Schumer, who also plays the promiscuous, over-imbibing gal to which the title refers, but there’s also a lot of what I can only describe as “run-on” comedy — that is, when a scene just doesn’t know when to quit. This is […]
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Dec 20 2012

This Is 40

(This review was originally published on December 20, 2012 at Reel Film News) Sometimes Judd Apatow reminds me of that kid that accidentally does something funny and gets some laughs, so he keeps trying to reproduce the moment over and over. I’m not saying “This Is 40” isn’t funny; in fact upon a second viewing, […]
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Dec 19 2012

This is 40

(This review originally appeared at Reel Film News on December 19, 2012.) Before watching This is 40, I heard a lot of talk about how not funny it was, or that it was just too long, or that it wasn’t as good as director Judd Apatow’s previous films. After watching This is 40, I realized […]
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