50/50 is a new comedy starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen as best friends whose lives are changed by a cancer diagnosis. But can such an emotive and sensitive subject be funny?
Cancer is usually the subject of Hollywood weepies, but in recent years the illness has been embraced by comedies on the big and small screen, with US shows The Big C and Breaking Bad.
New film 50/50 is a fictionalised version of what really happened to screenwriter Will Reiser, who was diagnosed with a tumour on his spine when he was 25. You can see a trailer and find out more on the official website
The film is currently playing in cinemas around the UK. Have you seen it or are you planning to go and see it sometime soon?