Release Date: July 17, 2015
Director: Judd Apatow
A writer for a men’s magazine (Amy Schumer), who lives a non-monogamous life, begins a romance with the subject of the story she’s assigned to.
There are plenty of laughs from everyone involved as the cast turns in solid performances in this very amusing and clever comedy. Trainwreck even gets a surprisingly funny performance out of LeBron James.
Amy Schumer’s character goes from non-monogamist to monogamist in what feels like an instant. There’s just not enough reason for it to have happened played out on screen. The changeover might have worked better if it took place over a few more scenes.
There’s a moment when Bill Hader’s character calls Amy Schumer’s character to see if she wants to see him again. Amy’s with her friend and the of them play it like it’s some unbelievable thing that this guy would call. The scene’s not silly enough to play as absurd. It just plays as an unrealistic reaction. Played well, however, on the other end of the line are Bill Hader’s character and his best friend LeBron James (playing LeBron James). The two have a fantastic exchange that does play on the absurd perfectly.« « Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp | Terminator: Genisys » »