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4 Reasons Why ‘Trainwreck’ Broke Out at Box Office – Besides Amy Schumer

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There’s no doubt Amy Schumer is the biggest reason that the R-rated comedy “Trainwreck” broke out at the box office this weekend, but she had plenty of help.
The comedian’s star power went supernova as “Trainwreck,” which Schumer also wrote, blew past analysts’ expectations and tracking with a $30 million third-place opening. That was behind only the debut ...
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Amy Schumer and the Broken Promise of Trainwreck

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Amy Schumer's Trainwreck introduces us to a new kind of mainstream film heroine: blunt, thoughtless, more interested in being gratified than likable, one whose boundless appetites are played for fun rather than derision. As a magazine writer whose family history leads her to reject monogamy and fantasies of conventional romance, Schumer seems at first to be the polar opposite of the earnest ha ...
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5 Reasons Why Marvel Won’t Sweat ‘Ant-Man’s’ Soft $58 Million Opening Weekend

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While “Ant-Man,” topped the weekend box office with $58 million domestic opening, the Paul Rudd-led superhero caper fell short of the $60 to $65 million that had been predicted. 
It’s the weakest opening for a Marvel Studios production since 2008’s Edward Norton-led “The Incredible Hulk,” which debuted with a modest $55 million on its way to a $134 million ...
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'Ant-Man,' a super-hero who doesn't take himself seriously

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Disney's latest big-screen Marvel superhero doesn't take himself too seriously. "Marvel is well aware of that. Known until now for family comedies with Judd Apatow like 2007's "Knocked Up" and "This is 40" (2012), Rudd could follow in the footsteps of fellow "Parks and Recreation" TV star Chris Pratt.
Related Links: Chris Pratt, Judd Apatow, Knocked Up (2007), Parks and Recreation (2009), This Is 40 (2012)
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‘Trainwreck’ Reviews: Critics Say Amy Schumer Loses Some TV Edge in Big-Screen Debut

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Reviewers warn audiences not to expect the outrageousness of Amy Schumer’s Comedy Central show to be mirrored in the Judd Apatow-directed flick “Trainwreck.”
The “Inside Amy Schumer” star makes her big-screen debut alongside Bill Hader and LeBron James in this Universal Pictures production. Schumer plays Amy, a proud commitment-phobe who lives by her own rules. Hader ...
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Paul Rudd’s Top 10 Movie Quotes: From ‘Clueless’ and ‘Anchorman’ to ‘Ant-Man’

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Paul Rudd has been entertaining audiences for 20 years, starting with his breakout turn as Alicia Silverstone’s ex-stepbrother in the classic high school comedy “Clueless.” Since then, he has served as one of Judd Apatow’s many muses, standing in for the director alongside his real family in “Knocked Up” and “This Is 40.”
Friday brings the release ...
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INTERVIEW: Amy Schumer, Judd Apatow, and the Trainwreck Comedy Tour

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Every since her hit sketch series Inside Amy Schumer premiered on Comedy Central two years ago, Amy Schumer has quickly ascended to the top of the cultural conversation thanks to boundary-pushing, always-hilarious meditations on modern life. Now the comedian is making her leading lady debut in the feature film Trainwreck (in theaters today), directed by Judd Apatow and featuring a semi-autobiographical ...
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Lena Dunham And Judd Apatow On Hollywood Diversity, Bill Cosby And Joining Taylor Swift Onstage

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"Trainwreck" is the fifth movie Judd Apatow has directed, and he's already selling out packed houses for career retrospectives. The Film Society of Lincoln Center is hosting a five-day celebration of the director's work, and on Monday night he sat down with Lena Dunham for a 90-minute discussion. "I feel like I have enough work now that, if I died, my ‘in memorium’ reel ...
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Paul Rudd Is a Small Secret Weapon in Marvel’s New ‘Ant-Man’ Preview (Video)

Posted 3 months ago
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Marvel’s “Ant-Man” Paul Rudd proves that you don’t necessarily have to pick on someone your own size.
A new 1-minute teaser, which debuted Tuesday, showcases the “Ant-Man” costume, epic stunts and Rudd’s “awesome” one-liners.
Rudd plays Scott Lang, who gains the power to shrink in size and increase in power when he obtains the “ ...
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The Rise Of The Woman-Child

Posted 4 months ago
In "Preggoland," Ruth spends most of her time working at an off-brand Walmart and drinking out of a cellphone-shaped flask. She's in her 30s and it seems like everyone around her is starting a family, while she still has few plans beyond being the speediest checkout girl. Her friends are growing tired of her antics and their feelings reflect that of modern audiences: while the man-child ...
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