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'Burt Wonderstone': When funny people fall flat
It's a testament above all to comic branding — the commercial value of familiar, well-liked names and faces. But with "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" as the latest example, these days we're often dealing with a certain kind of formulaic star-driven screen comedy, one that squeaks by with an audience and becomes, by profit standards, a hit.
March 14, 2013