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Review: Wanderlust

Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston star as an unemployed New York couple who, while on the road, chance upon a commune and decide to try the make-love-not-money lifestyle.
Goofy gags
By BETSY SHERMAN  |  March 02, 2012
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Dance Monkey: David Wain

David Wain at the Wilbur Theatre
We put a comic on the hot seat. This week's victim . . .
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  December 11, 2008
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Role Models

The movie, populated by improv/stand-up veterans in supporting roles, is more about its episodic parts than about the cinematic whole they yield.
A respectably quirky buddy flick
By PETER HYMAN  |  November 05, 2008
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Autumn peeves

With pundits already reading political significance into summer blockbusters like The Dark Knight (“Is Batman a stand-in for George Bush? Discuss.”), the meatier movies of fall arrive not a moment too soon.
Films with a full agenda
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 08, 2008
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Funny business

“Ashlee Simpson’s new album sold so poorly,” snorted the headline on Yahoo! this past week, that “it was beaten by a comedy album.”
As the AltCom Festival arrives at the Somerville Theatre, we look at the roots of the indie comedy boom.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  May 07, 2008
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The Ten

Winona Ryder, for example, plays a newlywed who gets sexually liberated by a dummy (the wooden kind).
Hallelujah the hodgepodge
By TOM MEEK  |  August 01, 2007


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Better transformers

Maine film buffs have it tough.
MIFF 10 honors cinema’s past and future
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  July 11, 2007