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Ages of fear – This Is 40 review

This Is 40 – Starring Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, and Albert Brooks. Directed by Judd Apatow. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. As Judd Apatow adds to his oeuvre, it’s becoming more and more clear that he no longer feels he should have to play by the rules of conventional comedies. What’s still up for debate […]

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Trailer Debut: This Is 40

A feature trailer for This Is 40 – Judd Apatow‘s self-proclaimed “sort-of sequel to Knocked Up” – has debuted, introducing us to the world around disgruntled married couple Pete (Paul Rudd) and Debbie (Leslie Mann). Though Debbie’s sister Alison (Katherine Heigl) and her partner Ben (Seth Rogen) are nowhere to be found, we do get to see Apatow […]

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The top 10 Seth Rogen performances

The top 10 Seth Rogen performances. By Simon Miraudo. Canadian comedian Seth Rogen made his debut in Judd Apatow and Paul Feig‘s TV show Freaks and Geeks at the age of 17, but it would take another six years before he broke out in The 40-Year-Old Virgin (his two-second appearance as ‘Eager Cameraman‘ in Anchorman […]

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Trailer Debut: This Is 40

All our fortieth birthdays have come at once! The trailer for Judd Apatow‘s Knocked Up spin-off This Is 40 has debuted online. Apatow turns his attention to Knocked Up co-stars Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann, who reprise their roles as embittered married couple Pete and Debbie, now dealing with reaching the big four-oh. Judd and Leslie’s real-life kids Maude and Iris return as […]

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Interview: Albert Brooks (Drive)

Interview: Albert Brooks (Drive). By Simon Miraudo. Albert Brooks’ chilling performance in Drive is one of the breakout turns of the year; not bad for an Oscar-nominated actor-writer-director with a career that spans four decades. Although we know him best from his witty supporting performances in Broadcast News, Taxi Driver and Out of Sight, his directorial efforts […]

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Megan Fox goes swimming in Judd Apatow’s Knocked Up spin-off

Megan Fox has shared a new picture from the set of Judd Apatow’s upcoming Knocked Up spin-off, tentatively titled This is Forty. It was previously reported that Fox would have a small role in the film, which follows Pete (Paul Rudd) and Debbie (Leslie Mann), the disgruntled married couple who supported Ben (Seth Rogen) and […]

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Bridesmaids becomes Apatow’s highest grossing flick

Bridesmaids has become uberproducer Judd Apatow’s biggest hit  in the United States, outgrossing his earlier productions Knocked Up, Superbad, Talladega Nights and The 40-Year-Old Virgin. The Paul Feig-directed feature, written by Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo, has become the sleeper hit of the U.S. blockbuster season, taking home $152 million domestically after almost two months in […]

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Megan Fox to join Judd Apatow’s Knocked Up spin-off?

There might not have been a faster decline from ‘It-Girl’ to ‘Punch Line’ in Hollywood history than the one experienced by Megan Fox in the past twelve months. After co-starring in two super–successful Transformers films, the young actress headlined a string of flops, was booted from the third Transformers for being too mouthy, and recently […]

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New Judd Apatow movie given apocalyptic release date

Mark your calendars! Deadline has revealed the release date for the next film to be written, produced and directed by Judd Apatow: June 1, 2012. This means Apatow will be given an opportunity to return to the heights of his early comedies The 40-Year-Old Virgin and Knocked Up following the financial disappointment of his still-funny-but-tonally-inconsistent […]

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The lady Eve – She’s Out Of My League review

She’s Out Of My League – Starring Jay Baruchel, Alice Eve and T.J. Miller. Directed by Jim Field Smith. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. She’s Out Of My League might be the most important romantic comedy of the past twenty five years. If only it was funny enough to warrant such an accolade. For once, […]

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American Film Institute name top 10 films of 2009

source: hitfix.com Can two animated films (Up, Coraline), two little seen indies (The Messenger, Sugar) and one balls-out comedy hit (The Hangover) become genuine Oscar contenders like Up In The Air, Precious or The Hurt Locker? The American Film Institute believes so! They each garner a mention in their top 10 films of 2009. The […]

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Up the Spout – Top 5 Pregnancy Films

Since Baby Mama was released last week, we thought it would be a perfect time to look back on the best ever pregnancy films. Some classics didn’t make the cut, like She’s Having a Baby or Three Men and a Baby (Sorry, Goot!) However, we think these 5 are a guaranteed great watch. At the […]

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