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Heading to the movies this weekend? Before you use gas, pay for parking, and buy a $40 tub of popcorn, take a look at what the critics think of this week's new releases. After all, judging movies is what these men and women are paid to do.
Jennifer Aniston isn't known for starring in wonderful films. Is "Wanderlust" an exception to the unfortunate rule? Well, kind of. Reviews are mixed on the fish out of water comedy co-starring Paul Rudd and Aniston's real life boyfriend, Justin Theroux.
Peter Travers of Rolling Stone gives the flick some props. "'Wanderlust' makes escapism an irresistible proposition," he writes. The New York Post's Lou Lumenick calls the film "a raunchy, often hilarious satire," but notes that it "lacks any real bite." Mick LaSalle of the San Francisco Chronicle writes, "Occasionally the gags feel effortful or flat, but for the most part they're funny, with a surprising percentage in the laugh-out-loud category."
But not everybody is slapping their
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