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    Sundance Review: David Wain's 'They Came Together,' With Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd, Is a Hilarious Knock On Romantic Comedies

    David Wain more or less returns to form with "We Came Together," a takedown of romantic comedy traditions of chaotic, irreverent proportions.

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    Sundance Review: David Wain's 'They Came Together' Gives Assembly-Line Rom-Coms A Brisk, Bruising Rebuttal

    A parody that loves, knows and understands what it’s mocking, David Wain’s “They Came Together” (co-written with Michael Showalter) lovingly nuzzles up to the plots, clichés and tropes of the modern big-studio rom-com specifically, only to then slash at the jugular to spill their anemic, overly swee...

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    Paul Rudd & Amy Poehler To Star In Rom-Com Spoof 'They Came Together,' From David Wain & Michael Showalter

    Anyone watching "Parks and Recreation," which wraps up its fourth season tomorrow night on NBC, at the moment is being treated to a match up between two of the finest comic performers of their generation, in the electoral battle between Amy Poehler's Leslie Knope and Paul Rudd's Bo...

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    Watch: "Wanderlust' Helmer David Wain Directed Tonight's 'New Girl'

    "Secrets," tonight's episode of Fox's Zooey Deschanel comedy (is that its own genre?) "New Girl" was directed by David Wain, who on Twitter reminded the world that "Tonight's your chance to see how I pulled the puppet strings of @ZooeyDeschanel et al."

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    David Wain Talks Improv, Working With Judd Apatow & The Value Of Test Screening 'Wanderlust'

    On paper, “Wanderlust” probably looks like your standard high concept romantic comedy. Jennifer Aniston and Paul Rudd are two New Yorker’s displaced by job loss who decide to go on the road and figure out what to do with their lives. They wind up on a rural commune called Elysium w...

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    David Wain Promises A "Bizarro Cut" Of 'Wanderlust' On The DVD, Made Up Completely Of Alternate Lines & Jokes

    There's a clear message that David Wain wants to send with "Wanderlust": he will move you. In fact, he'll even massage your head if you're in the aisle of a screening, as he did yesterday as a part of Film Comment Selects at Lincoln Center in New York City (seriously, the autho...

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    David Wain Confirms ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Sequel In The Works, But No Guarantee It Will Happen

    David Wain is finally creeping out of his longtime cult status designation and into the mainstream. 2008’s “Role Models” was a hilarious success and now he’s followed it up with “Wanderlust,” which hits screens tomorrow. Thankfully, Wain isn’t forgetting his...

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    Review: David Wain's Easygoing 'Wanderlust' Is A Light, Shaggy, Scruffy & Diverting Comedy

    While it's their first collaboration, one would be completely excused if they believed writer/director David Wain ('Wainy Days," "Stella," "Role Models") and Judd Apatow ("Knocked Up," etc.) had been working together for years. Clearly kin-like comedic souls or brothers from another mother, Wain and...

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    'Wanderlust' Helmer David Wain Planning 'Newsreaders' Spin-Off From 'Children's Hospital'; Donald Sutherland Signs For Sitcom From 'It's Always Sunny...' Writers

    It's taken a while but "The State" veteran David Wain has cracked the mainstream. Having made his directorial debut a decade ago with the cult classic "Wet Hot American Summer," Wain took a while to get anything going again, but came roaring back with two films in two years, ...

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    Short Starts: Watch "Wanderlust" Director David Wain's 1991 Film "Aisle Six"

    Short Starts is a column devoted to kicking off the week with a short film, typically one tied to a new release. Today we look the first film by David Wain, who directed and co-wrote "Wanderlust," which opens Friday.

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