Punch-Drunk Love (2002)

Punch-Drunk Love (2002) — Adam Sandler plays a socially dysfunctional man with occasional outbursts of anger who successfully courts a woman too attractive for him. When phrased that way, it sounds like most Adam Sandler movies. Indeed Punch-Drunk Love was written for Sandler, but the person doing the writing was Paul Thomas Anderson so this … Continue reading

Little Nicky (2000)

Little Nicky (2000) — Watched it on cable.  It’s not well-acted or well-directed and really relies on very low humor, but I’ve always tended to enjoy Adam Sandler movies.  If that makes me unintellectual I think I can live with that.

Funny People (2009)

Funny People (2009) — First thing is first.  This is a drama.  It’s about comedians and therefore has a lot of humor in it, but the purpose of the film is to tell a dramatic story [okay, i shouldn’t presume about Judd Apatow’s purpose for making the film, but that’s how it seems to me].  … Continue reading