'Our Idiot Brother' and the Curse of Paul Rudd


Peter Travers is concerned about the Curse of Paul Rudd. Few actors out there are as likable or as talented as Rudd, and yet the guy is stuck being the best thing in a series of otherwise lousy movies. Our Idiot Brother, his latest picture as a lead actor alongside Zooey Deschanel, Elizabeth Banks and Emily Mortimer, isn't as bad as some other flicks he's been in recently, but it will leaving you wondering why he can't find better material.

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