Surprise Solid Comedy
I often go see advance screenings in my area, especially now that I
must officially be on "the list" as I am constantly finding tickets in
my work inbox. This was the second Apatow production I've seen in
advance and just like "Superbad", this did not disappoint. At the same
time, while many of the cast members may be recognizable, there seems
to be something different about this installment than I've seen in the
likes of "40 Year Old Virgin", "Superbad", or "Knocked Up".For starters, there was...
Same Apatow clan, slightly different take.
This film was shown at my university tonight and Stoller was there for
a Q&A after the screening. The film was the typical Apatow romp that we
have seen as of late (Superbad, Knocked up, etc.). There was the usual
crude and creative humor as well inappropriate sexuality to make
another great Apatow team production. People should not come in with
the expectation that this is another romantic comedy reincarnation of
"Knocked Up". This is more of a typical and organic romantic comedy.
The heavy em...
Apatow's Crew Sets the Comedy Bar for Hollywood
I'm going to be honest, walking into the advanced screening tonight I
was expecting an overly chick flicky somewhat dull comedy. What I got
instead was a pretty hilarious movie with just the right amount of
romance and a whole lot of vulgar comedy also. I can honestly say this
is the funniest movie of 2008 so far. The entire Judd Apatow crew has
overall had about 4 or five great comedies in the last 3 years, putting
them up with all the other great comedy film makers since 2005. This
You Won't Soon Forget It!
I know, I went for the obvious.I was lucky enough to see an early screening of "Forgetting Sarah
Marshall" a few days ago and I am more than happy to start spreading
some buzz for this film. It was consistently funny and highly quotable
with a strong cast and well developed characters. I have been
continually impressed with the multi-talented young actors under Judd
Apatow's wing and Jason Segel--who, I'll admit has been one of my
favorites since "Freaks and Geeks"--does not disappoint. There a...
A miraculous movie!
I normally do not go out for sappy, romantic roller coaster romantic
fare; and Forgetting Sarah Marshall (FSM) pretty much falls under the
romantic "date flick" rubric.And I can't, for the life of me, quite figure out why I liked this so
much. I guess the filmmakers succeed in making the welter of comic
bits, scenes, and images come across like genuine romantic sweet chaos.
How they succeeded is beyond my comprehension.And maybe that's the point. Some films are good, some are bad, and some
Funny and sweet without seeming too formulaic
Forgetting Sarah Marshall - A slacker composer Peter (Jason Segel from
"Knocked Up") has a breakdown after his girlfriend Sarah (Kristen Bell
of "Heroes"), the star of a hit TV show, dumps him for a British pop
star. Peter goes to Hawaii to try and forget about Sarah, which proves
to be a poor choice when he finds Sarah is not only in Hawaii, but they
are staying at the same hotel. Paul Rudd, Bill Hader, Jonah Hill and
Mila Kunis co-star.This was a funny movie! It's a more mature than your aver...