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 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