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This Is 40 Review | Examiner

David Weaver of Examiner writes: "This is 40" is yet another in a long line of Judd Apatow productions dealing with people doing everyday things in an every day ordinary life just trying to get by. It's a simple enough concept that has been the subject of comedies for decades but Apatow's added special touch turns these mostly silly character studies into extensions of ourselves. When we look at Pete and Debbie, we don't simply see characters, we see us and our loved ones in just about every single thing they do. That is what makes his films stand above the rest, that ability to create characters that resonate with us and reflect our own values and shortcomings back at us with a wink and a smile.

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