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It's full steam ahead for Amy Schumer in 'Trainwreck'

It's full steam ahead for Amy Schumer in 'Trainwreck'


Universal, $29.98; Blu-ray, $34.98

Available on VOD Tuesday

Stand-up comic Amy Schumer effectively translates her stage persona to the big screen in this raunchy romance, playing a libertine young New Yorker who doesn't know how to cope with her feelings when she stumbles into a committed relationship with a kindly sports surgeon played by Bill Hader. Producer-director Judd Apatow doesn't do enough to shape Schumer's script into something as taut or surprising as it needs to be, but his improvisatory style does elicit great performances from a cast of comedians and athletes. Plus, Apatow and cinematographer Jody Lee Lipes give NYC a suitably romantic...