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The most admirable thing about the comedies Judd Apatow (Knocked Up, This Is 40) has directed is that they all feature characters who feel like real people. Apatow, who co-wrote his latest film Trainwreck with its star, Amy Schumer, has a knack for deconstructing our everyday boring lives with immensely entertaining humor and heart, often with a side of awkward raunchiness. And what… Continue reading 'Trainwreck' Trailer: Judd Apatow's New Comedy Is All About Amy Schumer's Insane Dating Life

When you’ve been around as long as The Simpsons, you eventually have to find new ways of keeping the show fresh. After 25 years, one additional trick is the idea of having a guest writer. Actually, it’s only sort of new, because while Judd Apatow is the credited pen behind this Sunday’s episode of the series, he wrote the thing as a spec script… Continue reading Discuss: Who Should Follow Judd Apatow As a Guest Writer for 'The Simpsons'?

judd-apatow-girls-sex-scenes-gi.jpgBelieve it or not, HBO does have a limit to what it will let “Girls” show.

While it may seem as if the nudity-heavy series can film just about whatever it likes, executive producer Judd Adaptow has revealed that there have been instances that caused the network to step in and put its foot down.

Speaking before a group of students

  • ‘Step Brothers’

    One of the best movies of the past decade, period. “Step Brothers” is a delirious, borderline surreal comedy about two middle-aged men (Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly) who, after their parents get married, are forced to live together. It very loosely resembles a film as we traditionally understand it, and was probably even more out of control without Judd Apatow’s guiding hand (director Adam McKay cites Apatow

  • Judd Apatow is a seemingly omnipresent producer in the world of comedy, and a guiding light for those who are looking to break into the business of big-screen yuks. But as a director, Apatow has only made a handful of films, the latest of which hits theaters next week. A “sort-of sequel” to his smash “Knocked Up,” “This Is 40” follows the characters of Pete and Debbie (played again by… Continue reading 'This Is 40' Review: The Pros And Cons Of Judd Apatow's Latest