There is a new generation of fierce females making waves in Hollywood. And let's be clear, we love strong females. One way or another, that's why we started our little business to help them shine.
To make a sick joke would you want Trainwreck to be your last film, the last film you saw before being gunned down? Unfortunately we'll never be able to ask the victims of the horrific Lafayette, Louisiana shooting.
Trainwreck is predictable in part because it's Hollywood, but if you peel away the layers, it sends a message that is not at all untrue. Even--spoiler alert--Amy learns about her own double standards.
This summer at the movies it's all about Amys. Brilliant, legendary Amys. And the startling similarities between two of the summer's most talked about films emphasize that comedy and tragedy can sometimes tell the same important story.
While Tina Fey , Amy Schumer, and Lena Dunham have made this the golden age of feminist comedy, the British Moran makes them look like blushing, virgin brides.
Young female artists hate being lumped together in the same category, as if their vaginas have the same effect on their art, like the moon tugging at ...
If you don't think Amy Schumer is funny, I'm sure she is OK with that. You're not her audience, and she's doing just fine without you. Same with Sandler. His problem seems to be he played out the infamous Dark Knight line: "You either die a hero, or live long enough to see yourself become the villain."
When such a man, a noted "radical Republican," who is "anti-abortion and anti-feminist," shoots up a theater full of women at an Amy Schumer movie, his motive should hardly remain a mystery. Houser's insistence on making public statements regarding his hatred of women is well-documented.
Celebrity Apprentice fans, don't despair. Yes, your favorite show might be on hiatus now that NBC has severed its relationship with Donald Trump. But, should the apocalypse occur and The Donald becomes our nation's 45th chief executive, expect to see the program return ... to the White House.
This is a rare time for women on screen. Let's hope the strength of these female characters continues into life.
Amy Schumer's Trainwreck introduces us to a new kind of mainstream film heroine: blunt, thoughtless, more interested in being gratified than likable, one whose boundless appetites are played for fun rather than derision.
This comedy is often so deliriously entertaining and so deftly constructed, you won't realize for a time that one of America's favorite, new, politically astute comics is having her values derailed.
I had the opportunity to talk to this amazing cross-section of modern comedy on their swing through San Francisco, and what follows are edited highlights from several roundtable discussions.
Are you sorry? Next time you apologize, ask yourself what you are apologizing for, then consciously think of a different way you will approach that same situation next time. Because it will come up again, you can be sure of that.
"This is the best night of my life," Amy Schumer addressed the exuberant crowd at Alice Tully Hall on Tuesday for the world premiere of her romantic comedy, Trainwreck. Director Judd Apatow stood nearby feeding the comedienne lines, reminding her to thank Universal and the Film Society of Lincoln Center, hosts of the spectacular launch, including the lavish after party at the refurbished Tavern on the Green.