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The Bottom Line
Should you see it?
It has its moments, but Apatow's new film is like Funny People: It's way too long and has no idea how to end.
The occasional laughs generated by Judd Apatow's latest creation, This Is 40, do little to balance out the endless amount of bickering the filmmaker seems to revel in. If this film truly reflects how hard going over the hill was for Apatow, I feel sorry for him. His wife, Leslie Mann, stars in the movie and I...Read Full Story
The Bottom Line Should you see it?Yes.Why? Jennifer Westfeldt's film is filled with dirty jokes and funny performances led by an impressive Adam Scott. Writer/director Jennifer Westfeldt has made a seriously filthy little movie here. Filthy, but frequently hilarious, Friends with Kids is one of the better scripts of the year thus far. Westfeldt, who also stars in the film, may look like a fragile China doll but she proves to be structurally sound and unafraid to take big chances. She seems...Read Full Story