'This Is 40' -- 2 1/2 stars

<b>R; 2:14 running time</b><br><br>
More like "This Is Whiny," "This Is 40" has its share of clever, zingy material, proving that writer-director Judd Apatow has lost none of his ability to land a punch line with the right, unexpected turn of phrase. "My boobs are just ... gone," bemoans Debbie, played by Leslie Mann, comparing hers with the newer models belonging to her boutique employee, played by Megan Fox. Then comes the second line, building smartly on the setup: "They didn't even say goodbye." -- Michael Phillips<br><br><a href=http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/movies/sc-mov-1218-this-is-40-20121220,0,5061059.column>Read the full "This Is 40" movie review</a>

( December 20, 2012 )

R; 2:14 running time

More like "This Is Whiny," "This Is 40" has its share of clever, zingy material, proving that writer-director Judd Apatow has lost none of his ability to land a punch line with the right, unexpected turn of phrase. "My boobs are just ... gone," bemoans Debbie, played by Leslie Mann, comparing hers with the newer models belonging to her boutique employee, played by Megan Fox. Then comes the second line, building smartly on the setup: "They didn't even say goodbye." -- Michael Phillips

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