‘The King of Staten Island’ Review: A Delightfully Disheveled Coming-of-Age Story


At first glance, it would seem like you could easily dismiss Judd Apatow’s latest effort, The King of Staten Island. It’s another 2-hour-plus tale of arrested development about a guy in his 20s who spends all day getting high and hanging with friends, but must work to put his life together. But that broad description doesn’t do justice to the maturity Apatow shows in his direction, nor does it properly respect the unique vibe that co-writer and star Pete Davidson brings to the picture. Although The King of Staten Island is kind of a …