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Funny People

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by DanOregon, Jul 31, 2009.

  1. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Anyone planning on seeing it? The reviews haven't been kind. If you're advertising a movie as a comedy and the funniest stuff is Harry Potter joke and the bar scene they show on the ads, I'm thinking it might not be that great.

    Also don't know what has gotten into Seth Rogan. He's popping off at Entourage, Katherine Heigl... dude needs to start eating again.
  2. RossLT

    RossLT Guest

    I want to see it, but I am afraid it is going to be another film billed as comedy that is actually not funny and a little depressing.
  3. ArnoldBabar

    ArnoldBabar Active Member

    Actually, it's 64 percent on rotten tomatoes, which isn't bad. I was reading where it's an incredibly tough film to market, because it has the Apatow comedy elements people expect, but it's a legitimately dramatic story.

    I'll definitely see it, because I like Sandler's dramatic roles ("Punch-Drunk Love" is a favorite) and am too curious not to.
  4. Madhavok

    Madhavok Active Member

    I'll be seeing it as well.
  5. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    64 overall on RT, 47 percent top critics.
  6. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member


    I stand by what I said in this one.
  7. shockey

    shockey Active Member

    i know about the "entourage" thing. when did he go off on heigl? ??? ??? ???
  8. shockey

    shockey Active Member

    funny, ijag, i feel the exact opposite about sandler, whom i think seems like a total mensch. strange that we disagree, eh?
  9. ArnoldBabar

    ArnoldBabar Active Member

    So the BLOGGERS! love it!
  10. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Two reasons to support Rogen by seeing this movie multiple times.
  11. RayKinsella

    RayKinsella Member

    Just google Randy from Funny People and you will see the funniest parts of the movie.
  12. Buck

    Buck Well-Known Member

    I've seen a bunch of the stand-up segments and thought they were pretty good.
    That doesn't mean it's a good movie, though.
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