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You, Me and 'You, Me and Dupree'


ANY movie is good as long as Seth Rogen is on the screen. When he isn't... no guarantees.

While Roger Ebert is on the mend, I'll be chipping in and doing occasional reviews for the Chicago Sun-Times (and, under my "editor's notes" banner). So, prepare yourself. This week it's... "You, Me and Dupree" -- bigger, longer and uncut!

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