While it's true that James L. Brooks may have had more success in both television and movies than any other writer/producer/director in the last four decades, it's also fair to say that his recent output hasn't come close to matching his initial cinematic efforts. Terms of Endearment
and Broadcast News
were as good a one-two punch as just about any filmmaker could hope for, displaying an uncanny knack for bringing his smart, character-based sitcom style to the big screen. How Do You Know
, a romantic comedy starring Reese Witherspoon, Paul Rudd, and Owen Wilson, isn't anywhere near as good as Brooks' best, but it’s much more enjoyable than anythin...