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This Is 40
Growing old gracefully is not an option in Judd Apatow's world.
"...Directed by: Judd Apatow. Starring: Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Maude Apatow, Iris..."

Dec. 21, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Trainwreck
Amy Schumer adds an X chromosome to Judd Apatow's usual raunchfest
"...Directed by: Judd Apatow. Starring: Amy Schumer, Bill Hader, Brie Larson, LeBron..."

July 17, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Drillbit Taylor
This mediocre tween comedy that stars Owen Wilson comes from some very talented people – Judd Apatow and Seth Rogen – who appear to be experiencing a delayed sophomore slump.
"...appear to be experiencing a delayed sophomore slump. With Judd Apatow's (Knocked Up) name hovering comedy-god-like over the titles..."

March 21, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Zack and Miri Make a Porno
Kevin Smith finds a new soulmate in actor Seth Rogen, who stars in this movie that blends Smith's telltale comedic raunch with large dollops of sweetness.
"...obvious porno and scatology. Though it’s the films of Judd Apatow (a fellow traveler in the realm of sweet..."

Oct. 31, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Freaks and Geeks alum Jason Segel stars in this new sex comedy from the Judd Apatow production factory.
"...(Neil Peart! Yeah!), Forgetting Sarah Marshall has Freaks creator Judd Apatow as producer, which is rarely a bad thing...."

April 18, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Superbad
Cera and Hill are comic gold in this comedy, which is from the Judd Apatow stable and which has credits populated with refugees from Arrested Development.
"...Martha MacIsaac, Seth Rogen and Bill Hader. Now that Judd Apatow has written and/or directed and/or produced upward of..."

Aug. 17, 2007 Movie Review by Shawn Badgley

You Don't Mess With the Zohan
As far as we know, this Adam Sandler movie is the first Hollywood-made Jewish/Palestinian/immigrant comedy that also doubles as a surprisingly trenchant analysis of the Middle East's perpetual bloodbath.
"...first collaboration with co-writer and current Hollywood comedy godhead Judd Apatow, is a crazed, delightfully bizarre return to form..."

June 6, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Pineapple Express
A winning "bromance" between stoners, played by reigning comedy king Seth Rogen and James Franco, is at the heart of this shaggy pot story.
"...on Freaks and Geeks and are part of überproducer Judd Apatow's rotating roster – have a comfortable, freewheeling chemistry,..."

Aug. 8, 2008 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Heavyweights
"...of truly comic dialogue (courtesy of co-writers Brill and Judd Apatow) and inspired acting aren't enough to save the..."

Feb. 24, 1995 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Funny People
With this story about comedians which stars Adam Sandler and Seth Rogen, filmmaker Judd Apatow rewrites his own songbook in the key of James L. Brooks, a tricky mix of humor and heartfelt.
"...Directed by: Judd Apatow. Starring: Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann, Eric..."

July 31, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Knocked Up
Although it’s extremely funny in bursts, Judd Apatow's new comedy flirts once too often with schmaltz before toppling into melodrama in its third act.
"...Directed by: Judd Apatow. Starring: Seth Rogen, Katherine Heigl, Paul Rudd, Leslie..."

June 1, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Trainwreck Premieres
Amy Schumer & Judd Apatow present work-in-progress print
"...line for the SXSW work-in-progress world premiere of director Judd Apatow’s latest comedy, Trainwreck, turned Congress Ave. and the..."

March 16, 2015 SXSW Post by Russ Espinoza

The 40-Year-Old Virgin
A standout, a gross-out comedy that makes its audience go "awwww" as much as it goes "ewwww."
"...Directed by: Judd Apatow. Starring: Steve Carell, Catherine Keener, Paul Rudd, Romany..."

Aug. 19, 2005 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Paging Mr. Herman
Paul Reubens' hard work results in Pee-wee's Big Holiday
"...Pee-wee's Big Holiday, an only somewhat unlikely collaboration with Judd Apatow that premieres at the South by Southwest Film..."

March 11, 2016 Screens Feature by Joe O'Connell

SXSW Film Announces 2015 Lineup
Circling the Thunderdome
"...projects from bold-faced names, like the work-in-progress premiere of Judd Apatow and Amy Schumer’s collaboration Trainwreck and Headliner screenings..."

Feb. 3, 2015 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

The Big Kiss-Off
Julie Klausner's misadventures with men
"...just see the girl get the joke. If not, [Judd] Apatow is the singular authority on how men and..."

March 12, 2010 Books Feature by Audra Schroeder

Freaks and Geeks: Yearbook Edition
In which the geeks inherit the earth
"...wit, conscience, and generosity of creators/writers Paul Feig and Judd Apatow, not only do geeks inherit the earth, but..."

Dec. 5, 2008 Screens Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Pee-wee's Big Holiday Red Carpet
"...Judd Apatow..."

March 18, 2016 Photo Gallery

50/50
50/50 accomplishes the near-impossible: It's a feel-good cancer comedy.
"...50/50 isn't the first cancer comedy; Judd Apatow's Funny People took a whack at it only..."

Sept. 30, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Green Hornet
This Hornet's a cheesy and borderline-boring cream puff of a vigilante.
"...and Evan Goldberg, has the miscalculated bromance vibe of Judd Apatow on an Iron Man 2 bender. And tonally,..."

Jan. 14, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Virginity Hit
This faux documentary chronicles the efforts of a 17-year-old kid to lose his virginity.
"...shock no one who has seen Jackass or a Judd Apatow production. But – quite crucially – the Jackass..."

Sept. 10, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Get Him to the Greek
Jonah Hill and Russell Brand make a well-matched odd couple, and their path to Hollywood is littered with the excesses of drugs and rock & roll.
"...Rose Byrne and Colm Meaney. Director Stoller and producer Judd Apatow of the 2008 Jason Segel-penned comedy Forgetting Sarah..."

June 4, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Adventureland
Adventureland is a confident return to the kind of teen comedy that’s funny without being raunchy and youthful without being juvenile.
"...of them for the new century’s rising comedy kingpin, Judd Apatow. It would still be years before his work..."

April 3, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Role Models
In this comedy, two cranky men, played by Paul Rudd and Seann William Scott, are forced by court order to take part in a child-mentoring program.
"...squelching of Rudd’s cosmically dyspeptic disaffection. Unlike other recent Judd Apatow and post-Apatow comedies that push the boundaries of..."

Nov. 7, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
Taking cues from Ray and Walk the Line, this comedy biopic spans 70 years in the life of its hero, the fictional music legend Dewey Cox.
"...Reilly’s inspired performance and the creative audacity of co-writer/producer Judd Apatow (Superbad) and co-writer/director Kasdan (Orange County). Aside from..."

Dec. 21, 2007 Movie Review by Toddy Burton

The Big Sick
The rom-com is dead! Long live the rom-com!
"...Producer Judd Apatow has shown a special aptitude at nurturing personal..."

June 30, 2017 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Ian McLagan: All I Wanna Do
Ian McLagan's swan song
"...don't know if it was from him or from Judd Apatow, but we did three songs in this bar...."

Dec. 12, 2014 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

This Is the End
Be mindful when partying at James Franco's house: You could get stuck there for the apocalypse with Seth Rogen and Co.
"...of the creative road for the kind of raunchy, Judd Apatow school of bromantic comedies that have dominated our..."

June 14, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mansome
Will Arnett and Jason Bateman are our guides in this Morgan Spurlock documentary that looks at men's relationship with their body hair in contemporary America.
"...large part to canny interviews with the likes of Judd Apatow, Adam Carolla, and pro wrestler Shawn Daivari. But..."

May 18, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Film Flam
Not following us on Twitter and the blog? Here's what you've been missing
"...Southwest Film brings out the big guns (Joss Whedon, Judd Apatow); Alamo Slaughter gets an opening date; Heather Courtney..."

Jan. 20, 2012 Screens Column by Kimberley Jones

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