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Judd Apatow: ‘I got bored of penises.’

"I got bored of penises. I said, ‘enough of that.’ No, I just like immaturity, I like to show people struggle and try to figure out who they are. I’m a guy and so it leaned guy for a while. But one of the projects I’m most proud of is Freaks [...]

By Adam Frucci

Three Reasons Chris O’Dowd Is Super Chill

Reason 1 is his take on hanging out with friends who've already had kids: "I don’t see them as much, and whenever I do I have to hang out with this little, flabby-skinned shit who’s terrible at drinking games." Stars: they're just like us!

By Hallie Cantor

Maya Rudolph Has the Finest Talc for Your Bottom

Ooh, 40 minutes of Maya Rudolph on Fresh Air. Ooooh, the first time she read the bridal store scene in Bridesmaids. Oooooh, "comedy as a team sport." Oooooooooh, women taking care of each other amid the crazy schedule of SNL. FYI, I have been [...]

By Hallie Cantor

Trade Roundup: I Give It a Year, Only Fools & Horses, Andrea Martin

An early 2013 UK release date has been set for the London-filmed I Give It a Year, starring Rose Byrne, Anna Faris and Stephen Merchant, and written and directed by Sacha Baron Cohen collaborator Dan Mazer. It's a comedy about "a young couple [...]

By Hallie Cantor

Yeah, Why Don’t Comedies Win More Oscars?

Well, the Oscars are this Sunday and it's starting to look like Bridesmaids really isn't going to get that surprise last-minute Best Picture nomination we were all counting on. So the New York Times has put together a thorough examination of [...]

By Hallie Cantor

Why Bridesmaids Deserved Its Best Picture Snub

Unpopular Opinions is a new weekly column in which a writer takes a stand against popular opinion, whether it's asserting the true merit of a supposedly guilty pleasure or dissenting against the universally lauded.

By Alexandra Israel