• The ones [comedies] that I always liked, whether it's Terms of Endearment, Broadcast News, or Fast Times of Ridgemont High, they were all about two hours, or a little bit over two hours. With that extra 15 or 20 minutes, you can get to real character and you're not just stuck in plot.

    "Director Nicholas Stoller and Producer Judd Apatow Talk THE FIVE-YEAR ENGAGEMENT" by Christina Radish, April 21, 2012.