Amy Schumer and Bill Hader come together in this hilarious Judd Apatow (Knocked Up and The 40-Year-Old Virgin) flick that hit a summer cord.
Schumer will make you laugh until your sides hurt, proving that she is now at the top of her game within the comedy world. Trainwreck scraps the rom-com clichés and replaces them with fierce dialog and real life situations. Schumer makes her incredible transition from TV’s Inside Amy Schumer to her big screen adaption. Taking on the lead role and writing the script, Schumer starts throwing punches and won’t let up. This fierce direction is calmly crafted by the brilliant mind of director Judd Apatow.
Trainwreck comes out with high energy and there’s no control in taming it. Too feminist for you men? Those of you then can piss off. Schumer plays Amy Townsend, a writer for a men’s magazine run by a virtuous editor (an uproariously funny Tilda Swinton). Swinton is high and mighty, not taking anyone else’s crap. She’s a real treat. Amy is sent in to interview Aaron Conners (a charming Bill Hader) for the magazine. Conners is a sports-medicine doctor who tends to celebrities like LeBron James (spoofing himself in the film).
There, Amy and Aaron are set for love. Not so fast! Amy is a foul mouth fueled by boozes, weed and was influenced by her neglectful dad (Colin Quinn), who informed her at a young age that monogamy isn’t real. It’s going to take a lot more will power by Aaron to win Amy over. Hader excels in the film, gaining a new peak in his career. Their chemistry blends and grows throughout the film. Relationships are messy and Schumer explores these entanglements. Kudos to Schumer and Hader who hit a summer cord and in the end sent the audience into tears from the non-stop belly laughs.
Trainwreck is rated R (Restricted). For strong sexual content, nudity, language and some drug use.