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'This is 40' (Judd Apatow's sort-of sequel) gets a trailer

The trailer for This is 40 , Judd Apatow's "sort-of sequel" to the Knocked Up , hi...



The trailer for This is 40, Judd Apatow's "sort-of sequel" to the Knocked Up, hit the Internet today. Paul Rudd (who was excellent in last night's Park and Recreation) and Leslie Mann (Apatow's wife) reprise their Knocked Up roles. The film picks up a few years after Knocked Up, with Pete (Rudd) and Debbie (Mann) taking stock of their lives and family as they grow older.





I'm curious to see how this movie is going to fit with the universe created in Knocked Up. Jason Segel is in this trailer, but it appears that he's playing a character different than the stoner roommate of Seth Rogen he played in Knocked Up. This seems to be similar to the Jonah Hill situation created with Get Him to the Greek, the sort-of sequel to Forgetting Sarah Marshall.

Interesting fact: Pete and Debbie's kids in This is 40 are not only played by the same girls who played them in Knocked Up, but those girls are actually Apatow and Mann's real-life children.
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BIll's Top Movies of 2013

Popculturology Editor in Chief Bill Kuchman is keeping a running list of his top movies of the year. If he sees a movie that has a 2013 release date (in theaters or on home media), it gets ranked here.

1. Gravity*
2. American Hustle*
3. The Spectacular Now*
4. The Way, Way Back*
5. The Place Beyond the Pines*
6. All Is Lost*
7. The Wolf of Wall Street*
8. Dallas Buyers Club*
9. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty*
10. Captain Phillips*

Didn't make the Top 10:
Prisoners*, Don Jon*, Frozen*, The World's End*, Blue Jasmine*, Saving Mr. Banks*, Lee Daniels' The Butler*, Philomena*, Drinking Buddies, This Is the End*, Monsters University*, Mud*, Iron Man 3*, Star Trek Into Darkness*, Oblivion*, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire*, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug*, Thor the Dark World*, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues*, Elysium*, Pacific Rim*, Man of Steel*, World War Z*, Out of the Furnace*, The Wolverine*, Now You See Me*, 42*, The Great Gatsby*, Spring Breakers*, About Time*, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2*, Warm Bodies*, We're the Millers*, Ender's Game*, The Family*, The Hangover Part III*, Admission*, Kick-Ass 2*, 2 Guns*, White House Down*, Olympus Has Fallen*, Pain & Gain*, Arthur Newman*, Oz the Great and Powerful*, The Bling Ring*, Bad Grandpa*, The Counselor*, Last Vegas*, Side Effects*, G.I. Joe: Retaliation*, The Heat*, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone*, Identity Thief*, Gangster Squad*, Carrie*, Delivery Man*, Riddick*, The Lone Ranger*, Snitch*, Jack the Giant Slayer*

Movie count (as of 1/1): 70
An asterisk denotes a film that was seen in theaters.

It's January, so this list is almost done. Gotta pick up a few final films that got released late in 2013.