Los Angeles Times
Date: 2012-02-24
Author: Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times Film Critic

Article Mentions
Author, Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times Film Critic
Mentioned, David Wain
Mentioned, Baby Face
Mentioned, Alan Alda
Mentioned, Paul Rudd
Mentioned, Justin Theroux
Mentioned, Jennifer Aniston
Mentioned, Malin Akerman
Mentioned, Ken Marino
Mentioned, Joe Lo Truglio
Mentioned, Michaela Watkins
Mentioned, The Hangover
There are so many things to feel guilty about liking in the pure and prurient guilty pleasure that is "Wanderlust." Starring Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston, this is a comedy of no manners about finding your bliss and escaping the modern grind. The laughter is served up naughty and nice, and frequently au naturel, earning it an R rating when perhaps RR (really raunchy) would have been more appropriate. Appropriateness, however, has pretty much been jettisoned by the filmmakers, who have opted instead for the good-fun-found-in-bad-taste tradition of "The Hangover." Directed by David Wain and co-written with his frequent comic collaborator, Ken Marino, the film is, overall, a very wobbly affair starting with all the dangling naked body parts t...(read more)
... There are so many things to feel guilty about liking in the pure and prurient guilty pleasure that is "Wanderlust." Starring Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston, this is a comedy of no manners about finding your bliss and escaping the modern grind. The la ...
... and co-written with his frequent comic collaborator, Ken Marino, the film is, overall, a very wobbly affair starting with all the dangling naked body parts that greet George (Rudd) and Linda (Aniston) when the couple pulls into a free-love commune th ...
... . Speaking of private parts, one of the movie's major scene-stealers is Joe Lo Truglio as Wayne, Elysium's resident nudist, winemaker and writer. The production notes make mention of all the different styles of shoes he wears, but honestly that's no ...


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