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Our Idiot Brother

  • Indiewire  News

    10 Huge Sundance Film Festival Deals (and How They Paid Off)

    Most buzzy titles at the Sundance Film Festival these days sell to distributors between $1 million and $3 million, but these 10 movies bucked the average entirely, igniting fierce bidding wars to become the biggest purchases in Sundance history.

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  • The Playlist  News

    Interview: 'Our Idiot Brother' Director Jesse Peretz

    When “Our Idiot Brother” was released this summer it kind of fell by the wayside. The tale of an easygoing hippie pot dealer (wonderfully embodied by Paul Rudd) who meddles in the lives of his urbanite sisters (played by Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel and Emily Mortimer), was smooth, u...

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  • The Playlist  News

    Contest Giveaway: 'Our Idiot Brother' DVD & Signed Soundtrack

    Creating a sensation in January at Sundance, the star studded ensemble comedy "Our Idiot Brother" found a fan in Harvey Weinstein who quickly snatched up the film, marking one of the highest profile buys at the festival. The Weinstein Company didn't waste a moment in getting it to thea...

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  • Indiewire  Reviews

    REVIEW | Paul Rudd Outshines Mediocrity in "Our Idiot Brother"

    Hiding behind a shaggy beard and a stoner grin, Paul Rudd plays an amusingly oblivious shlub in "Our Idiot Brother," but the movie can't keep up with his comic inspiration. Rudd portrays Ned Rochlin, a happy-go-luck organic farmer abruptly busted for selling pot to a police officer. Kicked out of his home by his moody ex-girlfriend (Kathryn Hahn), Ned loses possession of his faithful dog and winds up crashing at his mom's house. There, he seeks help from his three sisters, played by Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel and Emily Mortimer. Director Jesse Peretz guides them through an innocuous, mostly unmemorable series of events in which Ned intr...

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