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  1. Judd Apatow And Leslie Mann's Comedy Will Target Helicopter MomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Cinema Blend News

    ... and wife team have previously worked together on The 40-Year-Old Virgin , Knocked Up , Drillbit Taylor , Funny People and This Is 40 , with great success. Bad Moms will be the couple's sixth film collaboration. Bad Moms -also being called ...

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  2. Leslie Mann rocks baby bump prosthetic while filming new rom-com How To Be Single in NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Daily Mail

    ... Single, by Liz Tuccillo, and is produced by Drew Barrymore. Both girls have appeared in her films Knocked Up, Funny People and This Is 40 as the children of her characters. The big picture: The movie is based on the popular 2008 novel How To Be ...

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  3. TRAINWRECK: Over 15 Things to Know About Judd Apatow and Amy Schumer's ComedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Collider

    ... film. Trainwreck also marks Apatow's first New York movie, an experience his four time producer, Barry Mendel ( Funny People ), calls invigorating. The whole crew is different including Director of Cinematography Jody Lee Lipes ( Tiny Furniture , ...

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  4. Why we are to blame for the awfulness of Adam SandlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... the one that makes most sense is money. Some critics point to several good performances - Punch Drunk Love and Funny People , for instance - as a sign that Sandler could still act. According to one argument, however, Sandler was stung by the poor ...

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  5. Adam Sandler is awful, and it's all our faultRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | The Sydney Morning Herald

    ... the one that makes most sense is money. Some critics point to several good performances - Punch Drunk Love and Funny People , for instance - as a sign that Sandler could still act. According to one argument, however, Sandler was stung by the poor ...

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  6. Adam SandlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... one that makes most sense is money. Some critics point to several good performances - "Punch Drunk Love" and "Funny People," for instance - as a sign that Sandler could still act. According to one argument , however, Sandler was stung by the poor ...

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  7. Funny People review: For Apatow, Sandler and Rogen, funny peculiar is also funny ha-haRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2009 | Examiner.com

    In Judd Apatow' s Funny People, Adam Sandler portrays ber famous comedian George Simmons whose personal credo could be, " Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain ". A stand-up who skyrocketed to fame with Sandler-esque movies--he plays an adult baby in one and a scaly merman in another--Simmons is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, but tells no one, opting instead to drop in at a comedy club for the first time in years to do stand-up.

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  8. 'The Interview' creators were told 'no real problem' with assassination plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Nanaimo Daily News

    ... big breakthrough. Goldberg got rapper Eminem to agree to a cameo appearance after meeting him on the set of "Funny People." Goldberg was an executive producer on that film and Eminem told him "Superbad" was one of his favourite movies, he said. "He ...

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  9. Do You Recognize Judd Apatow's MTV Movie Awards Date?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | Popsugar

    Judd Apatow hit the red carpet for the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday with an unexpected date - his 12-year-old daughter Iris! The preteen looked beautiful as she posed for photos with her dad, and we couldn't help but notice how much she's beginning to resemble her famous mom, Leslie Mann. You might remember Iris acting alongside her older sister, Maude, in three of her father's movies; the girls have added their own adorable brand of comedy to Knocked Up , Funny People , and This Is 40 , in which they played the daughters of their real-life mom and Paul Rudd .

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  10. TRAINWRECK Clip: Bill Hader Scores a Date with Amy SchumerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Collider

    ... be delivering his best film (as a director) since Knocked Up . (And that's coming from someone who enjoyed Funny People This is 40 . ) Trainwreck stars Amy Schumer as Amy, a magazine writer in New York City who lives by what her father ( Colin Quinn ...

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  11. Netflix to release Eric Bana comedy "Special Correspondents"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | PanArmenian Network

    ... critical acclaim in the biographical crime film "Chopper." Since then, Bana has starred in such films as "Funny People," "Black Hawk Down" and "Star Trek." He will next be seen in director Jim Sheridan's "The Secret Scripture" and Guy Ritchie's ...

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  12. Q&A: 'Hi, I'm in Delaware'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | The News Journal

    ... Aubrey Plaza. The actress is not only hilariously off beat, but she drops Delaware and Joe Biden shout-outs in "Funny People" and hangs out at Wilmington's Dead Presidents when she's in town visiting family. What's not to love? SJ - Because I can't ...

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  13. Quint reviews Judd Apatow's work-in-progress screening of TRAINWRECK at SXSW '15Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Ain't It Cool News

    ... poured her heart and soul into this script. In terms of tone, this falls somewhere between Knocked Up and Funny People. It's not as filled with insane humor as his goofier stuff and it's not as dramatic as his more serious stuff. I mean, there are ...

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  14. SXSW '15: Vinyard and Aubrey Plaza discuss her radically different roles in Fresno and Ned RifleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Ain't It Cool News

    ... the Kickstarter, so I wanna see if my money made it on the screen. VINYARD: You played a stand-up comedienne in FUNNY PEOPLE, you played a zombie in LIFE AFTER BETH, you've now played a martial artist/lesbian. Do you have anything else that you'd ...

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  15. How Amy Schumer & Judd Apatow Turned LeBron James Into A Movie StarRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Switched

    ... some amazing experiences over the years with people being funny, like when we did Eminem and James Taylor in "Funny People." I used to work at "The Larry Sanders Show," so I've seen those people walk in -- and if they can be themselves, they can be ...

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  16. Early Buzz: Judd Apatow and Amy Schumer Push Each Other to New Heights in 'Trainwreck'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | /film

    ... Trainwreck marks Apatow's best comedy in years. As far as his directorial body, it easily tops This Is 40 and Funny People, probably knocks off Knocked Up and - now we're approaching hallowed ground - may even rival the Apatow gold standard, The ...

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  17. 'The Cobbler': Adam Sandler in a failed fairy taleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Philly.com

    ... gorgeous Punch-Drunk Love , or the actor's surprisingly deep performance in longtime friend Judd Apatow's Funny People . Sometimes it doesn't, as in the 9/11 drama Reign Over Me - and now, as in The Cobbler. Directed by Thomas McCarthy, who had a ...

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  18. SXSW 2015 PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... and " Bridesmaids " with early previews at SXSW. Whatever one may think of Judd Apatow's last two offerings (" Funny People " and "This is 40"), the prospect of giving Amy Schumer her own vehicle is just too exciting to ignore, even at a film ...

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  19. The Cobbler, reviewed: Not monstrous, merely poorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Canada.com

    ... resurrect Sandler, Actor, once again, casting him as a facsimile of himself - only perhaps more miserable - in Funny People . It wasn't as deep or twisted as Punch-Drunk , but it was still compelling evidence that Sandler could give a damn, if ...

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  20. Adam Sandler's The Cobbler Tries to Be Magical But Is Actually Just CreepyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | LA Weekly

    ... it the darkness roiling under his smile. Ironically, the closest Sandler's come is when Judd Apatow cast him in Funny People to play, more or

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