Judd Apatow Reviews, Interviews & More

Girls: Role-Play: Episode 10 Season 3 – TV Review

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It was only a matter of time before things went awry in Hannah and Adam's NYC-love-shack. On this week's Girls, Hannah goes the extra mile to spice up their sex life, but her little adventure creates more problems than it solves. Also Felicity Jones shows up as Jasper's neglected daughter, and she kills it. Here's what went down in "Role-Play."

Girls: Beach House: Episode 7 Season 3 – TV Review

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Last night's Girls traveled, via jitney, to North Fork (not to be confused with the Hamptons, which are tacky according to Marnie). In "Beach House," the girls spend a wonderful weekend together à la Sex and the City. Unfortunately, they're too young and messed up to simply bond over cosmos. By the end of their getaway too many truths are...

Girls: Dead Inside: Episode 4 Season 3 – TV Review

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There are two things that are inevitable in life – taxes and death. Last night's episode of Girls explores the latter. A "close friend" of Hannah's unexpectedly dies, but instead of grieving and feeling sad about it, she's more concerned with other, less important things. Adam, shocked about her callous reaction, attempts to make Hannah feel something, but it...

Judd Apatow to Direct Amy Schumer in 'Train Wreck'

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Comedy Central has created some breakout stars recently with their sketch shows. Not only are Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele on the rise (expect them fourth billed in the next run of studio comedies), but Amy Schumer is now taking the world by storm. Her sketch show Inside Amy Schumer had an excellent first season, and now comedy film guru Judd Apatow is signed on to direct her first...

This Is 40: Movie Review

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This Is 40 is Judd Apatow's hilarious love letter to the people he loves most: his wife, Leslie Mann, and two daughters, Maude and Iris Apatow. In his fourth directorial outing, the comedy director fleshes out the marriage of Debbie and Pete, the neurotic couple from 2007's Knocked Up, played by Mann and Paul Rudd. Once again, Mr. Apatow is able to deliver a movie that is LOL...

Interview: Judd Apatow Talks About 'This Is 40'

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The writer and director of This Is 40 isn't the same one who wrote and directed The 40-Year-Old Virgin. Judd Apatow has come a long way since making comedies about horny single men, but he hasn't lost his touch - he's still a very funny guy. In his most personal movie yet, Apatow revisits Debbie and Pete, the married couple from his 2007 movie Knocked...

DVD and Blu-ray Picks for December 11 - 17

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It looks like we’re getting some of the last of the big summer movies this week in the hopes of making some holiday coin. This week Christopher Nolan joins the Criterion Collection, one of TV’s most talked about show hits disc, one of the year’s biggest comedies, and one of its most successful old school oddities street.

'This is 40' Clip: Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann Plot to Kill Each Other

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Wow, this December is packed with films to see. This has to be one of the best looking film months in a long time. From limited release pictures like Zero Dark Thirty, to big mainstream films like The Hobbit and Les Miserables, we keep hearing good words about what's coming in the next month, and we're pleasantly...

'This Is 40' Trailer: Judd Apatow Scores Leslie Mann Another Job

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Judd Apatow’s latest salvo in making sure he casts wife Leslie Mann in absolutely everything, This is 40 is the “sort of sequel” to Knocked Up, featuring as it does the return of Mann and Paul Rudd’s supporting characters from that film—a turbulently married couple with two children.  And, once again, we get the story of a wacky man-child and...

Paul Reubens Set To Start Filming On 'Pee-Wee's Playhouse: The Movie' Very...

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It’s been a long time coming, but filming for Pee-wee’s Playhouse: The Movie is set finally to begin “any minute, supposedly,” according to Paul Reubens, who created the iconic character at The Groundlings in 1977. It’s been almost 25 years since we last saw Reubens’ iconic character Pee-wee Herman on the big screen, so this is great news for fans of the bow-tie...

Judd Apatow's 'This is 40' Trailer Debuts

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It didn't take long for Judd Apatow to segue into Dramedy, did it? The director, who launched Steve Carell and Seth Rogen into stardom with The 40-Year-Old Virgin and Knocked Up, seems to want to add a little more pathos into the mix, and maybe that's why there are no laugh out loud moments in the trailer for his upcoming film...

The Five-Year Engagement: Movie Review

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One look at The Five-Year Engagement and you'll know it's a Judd Apatow production. It's got all the Apatow touches like profanity, men acting like children and a stellar supporting cast. Co-written by Forgetting Sarah Marshall's Jason Segel and Nicholas Stoller, the movie stars Emily...

Tribeca Film Fest 2012: Mansome – Movie Review

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Ever wonder how men really feel about their body hair? Or about the difference between shampoo and shower gel? What do Will Arnett and Jason Bateman talk about when they go to the spa together? Is it okay for men to be as conscious of and careful about their bodily upkeep as women? Does the manicure make the man? Get some shocking and hilarious answers to...

News Roundup: Bully Loses MPAA Appeal, Jean Dujardin Sleeping, The Raid...

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It's time to catch up on this week's news. For starters, it seems like a head honcho, Harvey Weinstein, is seriously considering ending his relationship with the MPAA. Also, a new meme has hit the web, this time involving French actor Jean Dujardin. It seems he's been sleeping around (it's not what you're thinking though). Also, we've got clips for...

News Roundup: Clint Eastwood, Barbara Walters, Judd Apatow's Girls, and...

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Clint Eastwood is generating a lot of buzz, and it has nothing to do with his latest film J. Edgar. The respected actor and director, whose name is synonymous with Hollywood, is going to the last place any of us thought he'd go – E! Find out more below. We've also got news on ABC and a long-running show they've decided to cancel. Catch up below...

Bridesmaids Interview with Kristen Wiig, Judd Apatow and Paul Feig

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It's about time a film like this hits the theaters and proves that the women of comedy can take on the men. This week in theaters is the comedy of year, Bridesmaids by director Paul Feig, with the stellar writer/actress Kristen Wiig and produced by the comedy master Judd Apatow. Thanks to Paul Feig ("Arrested Development," "Nurse Jackie," "Weeds")  finally seeing...

Judd Apatow to Produce Do Gooders

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According to The Hollywood Reporter, Judd Apatow has signed on to produce the upcoming film Do Gooders - the most recent in what seems to be a flurry of activity for the once-overexposed writer/director/producer. The film is based on a script by Alex Gregory and Peter Huyck, who recently wrote and directed A Good Old Fashioned...

Albert Brooks To Star In New Judd Apatow Film?

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Yesterday, we reported that Megan Fox was set to bring her box office poison unique charm to the set of Judd Apatow’s new film, starring as a yet to be detailed character.  Today, it seems, someone with actual comedic talent and chops a little more familiar to the comedy world is now in negotiations to join the cast—Albert Brooks.