Judd Apatow

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  • Step Brothers

    Movie Review | Ali | 28th August 2008

    There is literally zero chance of anyone walking into Step Brothers and not knowing what to expect. Here are your dead give-aways. Will Ferrell. John C Reilly. Anchorman director Adam McKay. Yes, Step Brothers is basically a free reign for the curly-haired duo to act like screaming man-children, free from the constraints of stor...

  • Drillbit Taylor

    Movie Review | Ali | 26th March 2008

    With comedy guru Judd Apatow on production duty and stoner du jour Seth Rogen credited as a co-writer, you might think this movie is a surefire smash: the last film that boasted those credentials made around $120 million. Unfortunately, Drillbit Taylor merely serves to represent the moment the 'Geek Clique' juggernaut hit its fi...

  • Knocked Up

    Movie Review | Ali | 5th September 2007

    Comedy is the most fickle of genres - so many comedians have been called the Next Big Thing´┐Ż only to be outed as one trick ponies a few films down the line. There's a constant shift in comedy that swirls round every few years and it looks like 2007 is a time for change; Ben Stiller is looking more like a monkey than ever; Will...

  • Superbad

    Movie Review | Ali | 19th August 2007

    Remember being the age where you were young, dumb and full of something you would later learn was called cum? That socially retarded, awkward as all hell, moist-panted phase towards the end of school and the beginning of the rest of your life? The age when all you and your buddies wanted to do was get laid (but didn't know why) ...

  • Talladega Nights: The Ballad Of Ricky Bobby

    Movie Review | Ali | 18th September 2006

    That Will Ferrell is a Marmite kind of guy, but love him or hate him, there's a certain quality to him that you just can't ignore. Having graduated to the grand overlord of the Frat Pack over the last few years (by default more than anything: put out enough movies and you'll rise through the ranks), Ferrell divides audiences li...