One of the most difficult balancing acts a comedy can pull off is to run towards absurdity while still telling a story that provides some emotional stakes for the characters. David Wain has never had a problem going for the outlandish and nonsensical, but he has been trying more and more to fashion real stories around his comedic flights of fancy. The Ten
and Role Models
each showed growth, but with Wanderlust
, Wain not only gets the ratio of heart to humor better than he has before, he’s also cooked up the best State
-related project in the history of that comedy collective.
Wanderlust stars Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston as ...