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Reeling it in: Move away from these 'Neighbors' its very roots, but because it was clever and very well-written, I enjoyed the heck out of it. "The 40-Year Old Virgin" is another example of a hard-R genre flick that really stands out from the crowd. This weekend, my wife and I decided...
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'Semi-Pro' is no 'Major League'

...raunchy and decidedly forced dialogue. I'm not opposed, necessarily, to the R-rated sex comedy. "40-Year-Old Virgin" was great, and even "Superbad" had some good stuff about it. But you have to set out to make that movie, not just...
'Schmucks' leaves viewers' appetite unsated part of Ron Bergundy's entourage in "Anchorman," and later in the hilarious and surprisingly sweet "40 Year-Old Virgin." Both of those projects must have looked a little odd on paper, though the end results were mostly right on the money...
Reeling It In

...problem. From producer Judd Apatow, "Superbad" comes out of the same hit-factory that brought us "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" and "Knocked Up." It is very much in the same vein: very funny, very crude and, ultimately, sweet. The characters...
'Kid' leaves critic feeling heartbroken

...surely more naked girls couldn't hurt, right? Wrong. Case in point: the "steamier" version of "The 40-Year-Old Virgin." I actually bought this one because I really liked the original version and figured more of the same had to better...
Carell continues to grow in 'Dan'

...Almighty" and "Anchorman" finally led to his big break 2005's one-two punch of "The Office" and "The 40-Year Old Virgin." Carell's career was off and running. Why the little "Steve Carell, This is Your Life" intro? To show a pattern...
Good time to take a 'Walk': Reilly makes 'The Dewey Cox Story' more hit than miss

...classics I mentioned. And, it's also not as funny as the previous films of Judd Apatow, including "The 40-Year-Old Virgin," "Knocked Up," and the hilarious, but too raunchy "Superbad." It is, however, one of the best parody films...
Nine-month process told with comedic touch

...emotional and sentimental core. Director Judd Apatow, who first surprised us with the sweetly hilarious ?40-Year-Old Virgin,? is proving himself to be the go-to guy for comedies that expertly mix the high-brow and the low. The characters...


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