Scott has been a case of arrested development since his firefighter dad died. He spends his days smoking weed and dreaming of being a tattoo artist until events force him to grapple with his grief and take his first steps forward in life.
Some of modern comedy's best known comedic actors - including Ferrell, Rogen, Hill, and co. - try to take things a bit more seriously, with some powerful results, John C Reilly in "We Need to Talk About Kevin", Jonah Hill in "Wolf of Wall Street" and "Moneyball" or Steve Carrell in "Foxcatcher".
They say suffering breeds comedy — by that logic, 2020 should be the funniest year for movies on record. Whether that's true or not, you can judge: we've collected the biggest and best comedy movies of 2020 right here, for your viewing pleasure.
This group of films follows stand-up comedians in their struggles with hecklers, overly bright stage-lights, and crippling depression. Make sure to check out Jenny Slate in 'Obvious Child' for a fine example of mumblecore-lite.
The most prominent comedy director and producer of our generation, Apatow is undisputed master of the lovable man-child genre, boasting such modern classics as 'Knocked Up', 'Forgetting Sarah Marshall', and 'The 40 Year Old Virgin'. Check out 'Celtic Pride' for one of his less well-known early works (although admittedly it may be less well-known for a reason).
For those not familiar with the term, this collection offers the very best dramatic comedy modern cinema has to offer: including Paul Giamatti in 'Sideways', Paul Giamatii in 'Win Win', Paul Giamatti in 'American Splendor'... wait a minute
Movies in the vein of 'Little Miss Sunshine' and 'The Way Way Back': indie dramedies portraying the rivalries, squabbles, and resentments of seriously dysfunctional families. Hopefully they don't hit too close to home!