The potential break-down of a marriage is rarely imagined as an area ripe for hilarity. To debut writer-director Dan Mazer, however, it’s rib-tickling gold. Those moments of crippling doubt as you wonder whether you’ve made a mistake; side-splitting! The anguish you feel over your attraction somebody else; uproarious! So, how does Mazer attempt to justify humour in the heartbreak? It’s easy, really – he simply writes protagonists so unlikeable that the audience never cares about them in the first place.
Jeepers. And here we were thinking Easter was the time of fertility. It’s been reported officially that Jim Carrey and his girlfriend of five years, Jenny McCarthy, have decided to break up. This marks yet another celebrity split, making us wonder if all this bunnies and eggs stuff is actually more of a curse than anything else.
After seven years of marriage, actress Kate Winslet and director Sam Mendes have announced that their marriage is over. Sad times for all of us who wanted to believe in the celeb relationship, great news for all of us bitter about other people being married to Kate Winslet.