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Trainwreck may be written by Amy Schumer, but the film slides right into the canon of director Judd Apatow, sharing many of the same themes and concepts as his previous work. Once again, here’s a tale of a lovable loser who learns to grow up and embrace family and responsibility. Of course, she does so with the help of a colorful… Continue reading The 10 Best Judd Apatow Characters

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