Though I heard nothing but good things about this film, I only finally went to see it when my old friend Rob caught it - the day after his own fortieth birthday, in fact - and told me that the main character struck him as a combination of both of our own personalities. I'm not a 40-year-old virgin, but I… read more!
Movies Directed by Judd Apatow (in alphabetical order)
When The 40-Year-Old Virgin came out in 2005, I was as surprised as everybody else at how good it was. I hate romantic comedies, and yet, despite its occasional flaws, I thought Virgin was pretty terrific. So I was excited to see writer/director Judd Apatow's follow-up feature, the dreadfully titled Knocked Up. But while it's a decent, and occasionally quite… read more!
2015 is a banner year for Amy Schumer: as her TV show gathers even more mainstream popularity, she also makes her debut as a big-screen leading lady – in a movie she wrote herself, no less. Too bad Trainwreck, despite its charms, is such a formulaic romantic comedy. Hitting all the marks in this moribund genre, Trainwreck has Schumer playing Amy, one of those only-in-the-movies New… read more!