This Is 40 Reviews

February 14, 2013
However irritating 'This Is 40' is at times, there's a warmth that wins you over, and an honesty about families.
December 21, 2012
Apparently Apatow's penchant for if-it's-not-broke filmmaking isn't changing anytime soon. And it's a shame, because while This is 40 has plenty of laughs, it lacks decency and heart.
December 21, 2012
The performers are so likable that you stay with them even when, as is often the case, the material is hit-or-miss.
December 21, 2012
Judd Apatow is not a disciplined artist. And that's a good thing.
December 21, 2012
"This Is 40" tends to be about the self-inflicted problems of spoiled upper-middle class white people. Which can be sort of funny, sure. Sort of.
December 21, 2012
No one could be as whiny, spoiled, tasteless, combative and reliant on annoying stand-up comedy riffs as the entire cast of this film, the most disappointing one of the year.
December 21, 2012
Overlong, unnecessarily sex-obsessed and downright nasty at times, "This Is 40" feels haphazard and unfinished, despite a few moments of laugh-out-loud humor.
December 20, 2012
At times "This is 40" is brutally funny and brutally honest. Just as often, it's painfully shrill and unpleasant.
December 20, 2012
The film has as much to say about family dynamics as a couple's wavering love.
December 20, 2012
The real problem with "This Is 40" is its lack of truth, that Apatow wanted to express something about married life, and it eluded him.