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The Best Romantic Comedies

Jennifer Armstrong | Posted 11.03.2013 | Entertainment
Jennifer Armstrong

If romantic comedies were once cool enough for even Dave Chappelle, what the hell has happened? Well, a zillion theories have been batted about, including my own thoughts about how confusing modern romance can be.

Movie Review: This Is 40

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.20.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Foul-mouthed without being particularly funny, involved without being compelling, Judd Apatow's This Is 40 wants to be deeper than it really is. Which is an Apatowian trademark.

ReThink Review: This Is 40 - Marriage Is Hard!

Jonathan Kim | Posted 02.12.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

While most movies would make sure every conflict gets settled and tied up with a neat bow, This Is 40 takes a more realistic approach to marriage and life by saying that sometimes you face problems you don't know how to solve.

Judd Apatow on This Is 40, Living with Three Versions of the Same Woman, and Why He Doesn't Write Villains

Vanity Fair | Posted 01.09.2013 | Celebrity
Vanity Fair

In advance of the December 21 release, Judd Apatow sat down for an intriguingly in-depth discussion with Film Comment magazine, some of the most compelling comments of which we've included here.

One for the Controversy: What the Failure of Katherine Heigl's Career Says About Women in Hollywood

Nico Lang | Posted 04.23.2012 | Chicago
Nico Lang

Heigl is good at talking the talk -- speaking out about the inherent sexism in the movie industry -- but she seems almost willfully against challenging the norms of gender in cinema that she criticizes.

5 Great Movies About Pregnancy

AP | By CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 11.18.2011 | Parents

LOS ANGELES -- This is not a spoiler: Bella has Edward's baby in "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1," a human-vampire hybrid that eats h...

Stars Who Hated Their Own Movies

E! Online | Posted 12.18.2011 | Entertainment

Robert Downey Jr. is just like you, maybe: He thinks Iron Man 2 was "dissatisfying and disappointing." In the same interview in the Los Angeles Times...

Famed Director Goes Wild

The Moviefone Blog | Alex Suskind (Subscribe to Alex Suskind's Posts) | Posted 10.13.2011 | Entertainment

Judd Apatow: Director, writer, professional Twitter photographer. Yes, the man behind some of the best comedies in recent years has joined the long li...

Megan Fox: Comedy Genius?

moviesblog.mtv.com | Posted 10.06.2011 | Entertainment

We don't know too much about Judd Apatow's "Knocked Up" spin-off movie project, other than the fact that it centers around lovable/slightly dysfunctio...

The Dirtiest Scenes In Film History

Posted 09.12.2011 | Entertainment

Movies, in many ways, are about fulfilling our wishes and seeing our fantasies lived out on screen. Sometimes, it's being a sports hero or brave soldi...

'Bridesmaids' Star Melissa McCarthy Grabs Big New Role!

Posted 09.06.2011 | Entertainment

Melissa McCarthy and Judd Apatow struck up a pretty mutually beneficial relationship for "Bridesmaids," he providing her a spotlight, and she bringing...

Interview: Albert Brooks Sees Into the Future

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.03.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Brooks' first novel, 2030: The Real Story of What Happens to America, has popped on to the New York Times' best-seller list -- that kind of commercial success is an unaccustomed feeling for Brooks.

Movie Review: The Hangover Part II

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's not surprising that they would make The Hangover Part II. Nor is it a shock that this second bite of the apple doesn't go down as easily as the first.

Megan Fox Gets 'Knocked Up'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Judd Apatow is about to get some sex appeal. Well, his next movie is, anyway. On Wednesday, The Hollywood Reporter relayed the surprising news that...

Seth Rogen: I'm Not Getting A Prenup

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Seth Rogen is putting his money where his heart is -- he told Howard Stern on Friday that he is not getting a prenup when he marries his fiancee, writ...

'Knocked Up' Sequel Coming?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

UPDATE: HitFix.com reached out to Apatow, who said the new film will be neither a prequel or a sequel: "It is just a story from Pete and Debbie's c...

Sarah Palin Book Excerpts Must Be Removed From Gawker, Judge Rules

AP / The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — A federal judge on Saturday ordered Gawker Media to pull leaked pages of Sarah Palin's forthcoming book "America by Heart: Reflection...

HuffPost Review: Life as We Know It

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

You know where Live as We Know It is headed every step of the way. Yet the writers and Berlanti find the right pace and tone, and the stars are equal to the task.

Real-Life Romantic Comedies

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

Sometimes it takes almost losing the person you love to realize that you can't live without her. Sometimes, though, admitting to cheating on a business trip is the end of the discussion.

Meet Mr. Skin: 'We Find Nudity In So Many Things'

Time Out Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

"I love accidental nudity," Jim McBride says with a boyish grin. The founder of Mr. Skin, the Chicago-based celeb-nudity website made famous in the mo...

Popular Culture: We Are What We Consume

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

I believe in truth in advertising, so we should stop calling popular culture popular culture because, well, it no longer is a reflection of popular sentiment. I think a more accurate phrase is "synth culture."

Movie review: Funny People

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I never would have predicted that, at the end of Funny People, I'd have more kind things to say about Sandler than Apatow.

Katherine Heigl Wants to Adopt a Korean Baby

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Disgrasian

According to the National Enquirer, Katherine Heigl wants to adopt a baby from Korea--where her sister Meg was born--because she hopes that gett...

Judd Apatow And Leslie Mann's Annual Holiday Argument

New York Times | Judd Apatown & Leslie Mann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The director Judd Apatow and the actress Leslie Mann have been married for more than 10 years. The following is a transcript of an argument they have ...

Katherine Heigl Backtracks On "Knocked Up" Insults

People | Tim Nudd and Julie Jordan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

After knocking the movie Knocked Up, in which she starred, as being "a little bit sexist" in a recent interview, Katherine Heigl has clarified to PEOP...