'Trainwreck' - Movie Review

Amy Schumer wrote and stars as Amy Townsend. Amy drinks heavily, smokes a lot of pot, and sleeps with a lot of guys - although she's dating Steven (the inhumanly muscular Cena). She has an incredibly nasty boss (Tilda Swinton) at the men's magazine where she works writing degrading and nasty articles. She's assigned, against her will, to do a piece on a successful sports doctor played by Bill Hader. She sleeps with him immediately, and then gets confused about why he wants to see her again.

In case you're wondering, this is classified as a "Romantic Comedy." That's two words: "romantic" (long way from it) and "comedy" (ooh, sorry, different ballpark). And the "look, I'm going to try" ending with music and cheerleaders? That's one word they nailed: "clich├ęd." If you like humour based on offending people, this may work for you. Lots of sports references, and LeBron James and Amar'e Stoudemire both play significant roles. I found a few laughs in Hader's charming, intelligent, and somewhat befuddled doctor, but not nearly enough to justify two hours out of my life.