'Funny People'


This lengthy but enjoyable story is about comedians, but not all of the content is humorous as writer-producer-director Judd Apatow teams Adam Sandler and Seth Rogen.

Sandler plays a comedy star who learns he has only a limited time left to life, so he makes an admirer (Rogen) his assistant and protege. Leslie Mann, Apatow's wife, is in a supporting cast that also includes Eric Bana, Jonah Hill ("Superbad"), Jason Schwartzman ("Bored to Death") and – as themselves – actual comics Ray Romano, Paul Reiser, Norm Macdonald and Sarah Silverman. *** (R: AS, P) (Also on Blu-ray)

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