Friday, July 31, 2009

Funny People Review | Critics Have Mixed Feelings

Funny People reviews give mixed results

Could it be that Judd Apatow is all grown up?

Could it be that Judd Apatow is all grown up?

Well, the “Funny People” reviews are in, and they are pretty mixed. I had very high hopes for this film because it looks hilarious and strange and a little dark on the Funny People trailer, which is posted after the last “Funny People” review on this page.

The director of “Funny People” as you very well may know is Judd Apatow, famous for “Knocked Up” and “The 40-Year-Old Virgin.” “Funny People” also stars Seth Rogen, along with Adam Sandler and Leslie Mann. Despite the mixed “Funny People” reviews, I am sure the film will make back the $70 million cash advance that was spent on making it.

Here are some “Funny People” reviews from RottenTomatoes.com.

Kyle Smith, New York Post:

“Funny People” turns out to be one of the most absorbing films of the year. … Apatow, the writer-director of “The 40-Year-Old Virgin” and “Knocked Up,” starts with a camcorder snippet he took nearly 20 years ago of his then-roommate, Adam Sandler, making prank calls in a prison-bare apartment. A third roommate, another comic, isn’t famous. That’s part of what “Funny People” is about. Apatow and Sandler’s experience gives the movie its foundation. ... click here to read the rest of the article titled "Funny People Review | Critics Have Mixed Feelings"

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