Judd Apatow

10

Superb

Trainwreck review

Apatow takes directing duties on a feature not written by him for the first time with Trainwreck, a comic drama that has its eyes firmly on rom-com market share, but...

6

Fair

This Is 40 review (Blu-ray)

This Is 40 really means This Is 40. It’s wholly intended for that age demographic and will hold no appeal whatsoever for anyone not in the middle-age bracket.

7

Good

Funny People (2-disc Blu-ray)

Adam Sandler draws heavily on his stand-up comedy background to play a famous comedian diagnosed with a fatal disease in what is only the third film to be written and...

7

Good

Funny People

Adam Sandler draws heavily on his stand-up comedy background to play a famous comedian diagnosed with a fatal disease in what is only the third film to be written and...

7

Good

You Don’t Mess With the Zohan

Comedies have never been my thing. Oh sure, when they’re well done you practically need to carry me out of the theatre in an oxygen tent, but far too often...

8

Great

Walk Hard

Music biopics are often slave to their own formula: flashblacks, montages, voiceovers, a past tragedy to overcome, great success, experimentation with drugs/drink/sex (delete as applicable).

8

Great

Knocked Up

First things first. Despite what many are saying, Knocked Up is not the funniest film ever made.