How Judd Apatow Shaped the Modern Dramedy

In 2017, ‘Apatovian’ is becoming more synonymous with emotional comedies than stoner jokes. That’s a good thing.(Amazon Studios/AP Images/HBO/Lionsgate/Netflix/Ringer illustration)The charm of The Big Sick lies in how comfortably it fits into preexisting genres. Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon’s dramatization of their real-life courtship — the cowriters are now a married couple — has…
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