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'Funny People' Shows a Kinder, Gentler Judd Apatownew

Poignant without ever being manipulative, densely referential with numerous classic lines, Funny People is a once-in-a-decade comedy.
Eugene Weekly  |  Jason Blair  |  09-11-2009  |  Reviews

'Funny People': Seriously Humorousnew

Funny People masterfully mixes heavy moments with ample hilarity.
Tucson Weekly  |  Bob Grimm  |  08-05-2009  |  Reviews

'Funny People' Get Serious About Comedynew

A happy-sad dichotomy is at the heart of the new film “Funny People,” featuring Adam Sandler and Seth Rogen joined by Judd Apatow regulars and a galaxy of major star cameos.
Pasadena Weekly  |  Carl Kozlowski  |  08-03-2009  |  Reviews

In 'Funny People,' A Master of Giggles Goes for Real Laughsnew

With this story about comedians, filmmaker Judd Apatow rewrites his own songbook in the key of James L. Brooks, a tricky mix of humor and heartfelt.
Austin Chronicle  |  Kimberley Jones  |  07-30-2009  |  Reviews

Judd Apatow on the Making of His 'Citizen Kane'new

The director talks about what it's like casting his preteen daughters in a comedy with so many penis references, why comedians are such dicks and his hard-on for Steve Martin.
Boston Phoenix  |  Lance Gould  |  07-29-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

'Funny People' Proves Judd Apatow is the King of Comedy

Apatow raises the stakes on his already stellar formula for generating laughs with a comedy that is equal parts sincerity and wit.
City Pulse  |  Cole Smithey  |  07-27-2009  |  Reviews

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