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    Review: 'Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp' — A Fun But Overcooked Attempt to Recreate the Past

    David Wain and Michael Showalter try to recreate — and alter — the past in a Netflix series that never finds its form. [spoiler free and updated]

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    How 'Wet Hot American Summer' Creators David Wain and Michael Showalter Got the 'Camp' Back Together

    "We did our job. You’re not gonna watch it and be like, 'That looks like they might not have had access to that actor.'" - David Wain

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    Chris Pine Is Ready For 'The Finest Hours,' Michael B. Jordan Set For 'Men Who Kill' & More

    Hollywood is still trying to make Chris Pine happen. Outside of the "Star Trek" franchise, the actor has been a non-starter, but that's not stopping Disney from choosing Pine to lead "The Finest Hours."

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    Watch: 2-Hour Talk With 'Wet Hot American Summer' & 'The State' Writer/Actor Michael Showalter

    Michael Showalter has done a little bit of everything in the world of comedy, film, and television. He’s perhaps best known for being a member of sketch comedy groups such as "The State" and "Stella" and for writing “Wet Hot American Summer” with David Wain. Wain and Showalter have recently collabor...

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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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    The New York Television Festival's Independent Pilot Competition Picks Include Bill Plympton, Michael Showalter, Lorenzo Lamas

    Founded in 2005, the New York Television Festival (running this year from October 22-27) strives to do for the medium of TV what film festivals often do for cinema -- to provide a platform for independent work and, perhaps, in this case through network deals, a way to get it seen by a larger au...

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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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