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    Judd Apatow's New Comedy 'Trainwreck' Sets Release During Crowded Summer Of 2015

    With 2015 already set to be utterly dominated by franchises, sequels and reboots -- "Insidious Chapter 3," "Fast & Furious 7," "Avengers: Age Of Ultron," "Mad Max: Fury Road," "Jurassic World," "The Fantastic Four," "Ted 2," "Terminator 5," "Bourne 5," "Hotel Transylvania 2," "Bond 24," "The Hunger ...

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    Judd Apatow's Next Directorial Effort Is Amy Schumer's 'Train Wreck'

    At the end of the summer, news surfaced that Universal had snapped up a script by comedian Amy Schumer that she was writing as a star vehicle for herself, with Judd Apatow producing. And it was interesting, but not exactly monumental news, as Apatow often puts his weight behind rising comic talent (...

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    Screenwriting Guru and Best-Selling Author Syd Field Dies at Age 77

    Screenwriting guru and best-selling author Syd Field has died of hemolytic anemia at the age of 77 at his home in Beverly Hills.

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    Key & Peele Head To The Big Screen Thanks To Judd Apatow

    If you haven’t been watching “Key & Peele” on Comedy Central, then you are most definitely missing out. These two dudes are constantly turning out some of the most creative sketch comedy on TV right now. If you are a fan of the show and you can’t get enough of these guys, then you are in luck: they ...

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    Kimberly Peirce Reveals Details On Long-Gestating Judd Apatow Project, The Queer Comedy 'Butch Academy'

    Last week, we took a moment to celebrate “Boys Don't Cry” director Kimberly Peirce's return to filmmaking with this month's “Carrie” remake, and also an unmade murder mystery project for DreamWorks entitled “Silent Star” that collapsed due to budget woes. In the same NY Times article on Peirce's car...

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    'Girls' Closes Its Season With a (Mostly) Happy Ending, But Was It Earned?

    "Girls" wrapped up its second season last night with an episode that offered two remarkably conventional romantic comedy moments underneath a gloss of Brooklyn quirk and sexual frankness.

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    Weekend Recap: Awards Roundup, Apatow 'This is 40' Sequel, Fincher Music Video, Edgerton Short (VIDEO)

    On the heels of the release of his Netflix series "House of Cards," folks are wondering if Fincher will return to Sony's lower-budget "The Girl Who Played with Fire," with or without Daniel Craig, or do big-scale "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea." Fincher hints that he wants to go small and direct mor...

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    Judd Apatow Thinking About A Truffaut-Style 'This Is 40' Continuation Following His Kids To College

    "This Is 40" might have been overshadowed by its Christmas competition somewhat, and picked up reviews as similarly mixed as its predecessor "Funny People," but having made a healthy $66 million in the U.S. so far before opening in most of the rest of the world, it's certainly signified that Judd Ap...

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    Watch: Blooper Reel For 'This Is 40' Makes You Wonder If There's Going To Be Anything Left For The DVD

    After an endless stream of deleted scenes from Judd Apatow's "This Is 40," either one of two things are happening: Universal isn't ponying up for the usual extras-laden DVD that an Apatow film usually comes with, or they're just trying to get more people out to see the movie, a...

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    Weekend Recap: 'Only God Forgives' Teaser, Naomi Watts as Princess Di, Twenty-Somethings on 'Girls,' and HBO/Hulu Changes

    Film Comment posted the "50 Best Undistributed Films of 2012," beginning with "Our Children" (Joachim Lafosse, Belgium/Luxembourg/France/Switzerland), followed by "Memories Look at Me" (Song Fang, China) and "First Cousin Once Removed" (Alan Berliner, U.S.). Read their full list here.

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