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Review: 'The Incredible Burt Wonderstone's' title oversells movie
Review: 'The Incredible Burt Wonderstone's' title oversells movie

What is it with Hollywood and hyperbole these days? Last week saw "Oz the Great and Powerful" and now we have "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone." Calling it "The Mildly Diverting Burt Wonderstone" would have been more accurate, but how many tickets is that going to sell? Neither as good as you might hope nor as dreadful as doubters may fear, "Wonderstone" has in Steve Carell, Steve Buscemi, Jim Carrey and Alan Arkin four of the funniest men working in movies today. But it doesn't seem to know how to consistently get the best out of them. One reason is that "Burt Wonderstone" itself can't make up its mind what kind of movie it is. Part manic comedy, part would-be heart-warmer of the...

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