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Rated R
124 minutes

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format: 35mm

The Five-Year Engagement (2012)

September 21, 2012 at 7:00 and 10:00 pm in 26-100
September 22, 2012 at 7:00 and 10:00 pm in 26-100

The director and writer/star of Forgetting Sarah Marshall reteam for the irreverent comedy The Five-Year Engagement. Beginning where most romantic comedies end, the new film from director Nicholas Stoller, producer Judd Apatow (Knocked Up, The 40-Year-Old Virgin) and Rodney Rothman (Get Him to the Greek) looks at what happens when an engaged couple, Jason Segel and Emily Blunt, keeps getting tripped up on the long walk down the aisle. [www.rottentomatoes.com]

Like Apatow's Funny People, the film is an intentional hybrid: half gag comedy, half open-ended exploration of everything that can go wrong -- and occasionally right -- between two people whom nature, if not society, means to be together.
      -- David Denby, New Yorker. Read this review.