'Rachel' looks for greener pastures

Jennifer Aniston started out as the adorable, self-absorbed, Rachel Green on "Friends."  With movies such as "She’s the One" and "Along Came Polly," Aniston was a romantic comedy magnet.<br>
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Then she opted to play against type in the Clive Owen thriller "Derailed."  Reviews were negative. As critic Emanuel Levy put it: “We can accept [Vincent] Cassel as villain and perhaps Clive Owen as flawed hero, but certainly not Jennifer Aniston, TV's girl-next-door, as an alluring femme fatale.”

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Jennifer Aniston started out as the adorable, self-absorbed, Rachel Green on "Friends." With movies such as "She’s the One" and "Along Came Polly," Aniston was a romantic comedy magnet.

Then she opted to play against type in the Clive Owen thriller "Derailed." Reviews were negative. As critic Emanuel Levy put it: “We can accept [Vincent] Cassel as villain and perhaps Clive Owen as flawed hero, but certainly not Jennifer Aniston, TV's girl-next-door, as an alluring femme fatale.”

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