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Trainwreck Review

Director: Judd Apatow

Writer: Amy Schumer

Starring: Amy Schumer, Bill Hader, Brie Larson, Colin Quinn

Trainwreck follows Amy, a woman who does not believe in monogamy or love, as she meets and begins to fall for successful sports doctor, Aaron Conners. 320 more words

Film Review

Schumer leaves her mark on raunchy rom-com

By Richard Ades

We knew Amy Schumer was funny. Likewise, SNL alum Bill Hader.

But who knew LeBron James could slam-dunk a joke almost as easily as he does a basketball? 591 more words


The Paradox of Amy Schumer

According to The New Yorker’s Emily Nussbaum :” There are moments when Schumer’s comedy verges on Dworkinesque, nailing some girls’ willingness to eat **** just to be liked.”( Nussbaum “The Little Tramp”). 1,050 more words


(Semi)-Forgotten Classics: "Knocked UP"

We’re on an unintended pregnancy story( set in the dystopian future where no one respectable can have an abortion) run here! Off the bat, a disclaimer: I hated this movie then. 1,008 more words


Obvious Child: "Good, gentlemanly, Southerny, Christiany, wholesomey manliness"

Minority Retort is a weekly film podcast by two people of colour.

Each episode, co-hosts Farah and Tope alternate picking from their favourite movies to debate the question: … 54 more words

Minority Retort

Spy (2015)

Spy just isn’t funny.  It might be to you but, save for some fun moments where Jason Statham revels in self-awareness… well, humour is subjective and I just don’t get this particular rambling, post-Apatow brand.   136 more words