Funny People New DVD Release 11.24.09
Adam Sander heads up this Judd Apatow comedy/ drama as an aging comedian George Simmons, that has been diagonised with a life threatening illness. He takes on a young comedian, Ira Wright (Seth Rogen) to be a companion in his last days. When he gets word that he is going to be fine, George sets out to correct past decisons that have haunted him.
Although this runs a tad on the long side and some scenes drag on, there are so many funny moments and excellent appereances by comedians young and old.
Things to watch for: The who’s who of comedy. Suprise guest appearances by those who you would never expect to be in a Judd Apatow movie.
Rent it or buy it: If you’re fan of Apatow or Sandler, this is a must have for your collection.