Judd Apatow

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Freaks and Geeks: hilarious, moving and endlessly quotable teen show for the ages
It launched the careers of Judd Apatow, James Franco and and Busy Philipps. But this late 90s comedy is so much more than just a springboard for big names

Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen

21, Mar, 2021 @4:30 PM

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The 50 best films of 2020 in the UK: the full list
It’s number one time, and it’s a picture from the beginning of the year that nothing else has quite eclipsed for wit, thrills and sheer watchability

Andrew Pulver

18, Dec, 2020 @8:09 AM

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The King of Staten Island review – Apatow trades gags for hard truths
Drawing on his own experiences of childhood bereavement, co-writer Pete Davidson carries this soulful New York story

Wendy Ide

13, Jun, 2020 @2:00 PM

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The King of Staten Island review – Pete Davidson winning in freewheeling comedy
Davidson plays a would-be tattoo artist whose firefighter dad died in the line of duty in Judd Apatow’s charming, New York-set tale

Peter Bradshaw

08, Jun, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Olivia Wilde: blunting the scissors of in-flight movie censors | Rebecca Nicholson
The Booksmart director is rightly up in arms about her film being edited by an airline

Rebecca Nicholson

02, Nov, 2019 @3:30 PM

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Roma, Benny Hill style: why film-makers hate Netflix's fast-forward button
The backlash to the streaming service’s speedwatch feature exposes Netflix’s identity crisis: should it serve cinema, or just get rich trying?

Ryan Gilbey

29, Oct, 2019 @12:37 PM

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Claudia O'Doherty on her new show, and making it in LA: 'Oh, this doesn't seem real'
The Australian comic was ‘in a good mood for three years’ when Judd Apatow asked her to collaborate. Now she’s back home with her own web series, Sarah’s Channel

Brodie Lancaster

25, Jun, 2019 @4:52 AM

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Like group sex, back pain is a dirty little secret about which everyone has a story. Here's mine | Phil Wang
Five years on from my injury I have learnt the hard way that a second’s mistake can cling to you for ever | Phil Wang

Phil Wang

25, Sep, 2018 @4:44 PM

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Steve Bannon dropped from New Yorker festival after invite sparks anger
Magazine rescinds invitation after guests including Jim Carrey and Judd Apatow pledge to withdraw from event

Martin Pengelly in New York

04, Sep, 2018 @1:37 AM

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Judd Apatow: The Return review – Netflix stand-up special is a bit of a trainwreck
Hollywood super-producer’s attempts at self-deprecation don’t combine well with boasts about schmoozing the president

Brian Logan

13, Dec, 2017 @11:48 AM

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Hollywood after Bridesmaids: has the ladette comedy gone too far?
Raucous female-fronted comedies such as Girls Trip and Rough Night are changing the status quo, but there’s a darker side to this breakthrough

Ellen E Jones

19, Aug, 2017 @6:00 AM

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Should Hollywood do more to portray safer sex?
Last week, Insecure’s Issa Rae responded to fans who claim the show should do more to depict safe sexual practices but the show isn’t alone in its portrayal of condom-free action

Jake Nevins

15, Aug, 2017 @6:13 PM

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