Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)

A very funny, but also very heartfelt, Apatow-style comedy. Jason Segel is perfect as the lead. Though I love him in more confident roles like in “I Love You Man”, he’s always really excelled at more vulnerable, even emasculated roles, like his character in “Freaks and Geeks”. His character’s experience of being unceremoniously dumped and…

Funny Face (1957)

Audrey Hepburn is always charming, films covering fashion romps in Paris always have a certain allure, and the songs in this film are all nice enough. But I just couldn’t get past the age difference between the romantic leads. Thirty years apart. Fred Astaire was nearly sixty at the time of filming, where Audrey Hepburn…