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This Is 40

This Is 40
  • 2012
  • US
  • 134 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Judd Apatow
  • Cast: Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Maude Apatow
  • UK release: 14 February 2013

Apatow’s reign as the modern king of comedy comes to an abrupt end with the bland miscalculation of this ‘sort-of sequel’ to Knocked Up. By casting both his wife (Mann) and children in the central roles, Apatow seems to be offering autobiography as entertainment, but while aiming for blunt honesty, This is 40 is simply dull.

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This is 40

18 Jan 20132 stars

Judd Apatow’s self-seeking self-analysis aims for blunt honesty, but is simply dull

Writer/director Judd Apatow’s reign as the modern king of comedy comes to an abrupt end with the bland miscalculation of *3This is 40*2, a self-seeking slice of self-analysis which verges on self-abuse. Setting itself up as a ‘sort-of sequel’ to Knocked…

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