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Even Though I Think This Trailer Just Gave Away The Entire Movie, I’m Really Excited To See This Is 40

Even Though I Think This Trailer Just Gave Away The Entire Movie, I'm Really Excited To See This Is 40

After watching this new trailer for This is 40, I’m actually really excited to see the Knocked Up spin-off starring  Leslie Mann and Paul Rudd as Pete and Debbie, a middle-aged couple trying not to kill each other. Literally. As you’ll see when you watch this trailer, they discuss killing each other. And oddly enough it’s a sweet scene. More »

The Trailer For This Is 40 Makes The Knocked Up Sequel Look Promising

The Trailer For This Is 40 Makes The Knocked Up Sequel Look Promising

Way back when Judd Apatow announced he would be making This is 40,  semi-sequel to the hit film Knocked Up about Debbie (Leslie Mann) and Pete’s (Paul Rudd) family, I worried that it would just be Debbie complaining about how much her marriage sucked for two straight hours while Seth Rogen smoked out of a bong in the backyard. But after watching the first trailer for the movie, I’m actually kind of excited.
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‘The Change-Up’ May Seem Like Escapism for Guys, But It’s Actually a Female Fantasy

'The Change-Up' May Seem Like Escapism for Guys, But It's Actually a Female Fantasy

This year has already seen several comedies marketed to men in which belabored husbands get to take a break from marriage. You had Hall Pass early in the year, wherein Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis‘ wives gave them carte blanche for a whole week. Today’s big release is The Change-Up, in which Ryan Reynolds and Jason Bateman switch bodies. Not surprisingly, Reynolds gets the short end of the stick, while Bateman gets to run around as a hot single guy, and catch the attention of his crush Olivia Wilde.

However, both of these movies have one very important thing in common: The guy who’s all talk but never follows through. We’d go so far as to say he’s neutered… and the producers seem to be banking on him as the female moviegoers’ ultimate fantasy. More »

4 Well-Known Body-Swap Movies, and 5 You Haven’t Heard Of

4 Well-Known Body-Swap Movies, and 5 You Haven't Heard Of

It’s that time again: Magical movie where two people switch bodies and learn that the grass is not always greener and that they should value their own existences, no matter how uncool/directionless they are! The latest offering is The Change-Up, where family man Jason Bateman and stoner playboy Ryan Reynolds wish for each other’s lives. Drugs! Divorce! Naked Olivia Wilde! But before we get to all that, here are nine other movies (compiled by myself and our intern, Molly Horan) that use the same trope, with varying results. You may know more than a few of these, but we guarantee that you haven’t heard of Sex, Drugs, & Natalie Portman! More »