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Something Had to Give

By Dustin Rowles | Trailers | August 7, 2009 |

By Dustin Rowles | Trailers | August 7, 2009 |

Alas, all good things must end, and we’ve hit a major road bump on our Feel Good Friday, the trailer for It’s Complicated. It’s the latest from Nancy Meyers, and it looks thematically and tonally similar to her last effort, Something’s Gotta Give. We can, at least, celebrate the cast: Meryl Streep, John Krasinski, Alec Baldwin, and Steve Martin. It’s a dream cast, just not a dream film. It’s an older person’s adultery/love triangle comedy, and it looks fairly pat, but for what I expect will be better than competent performances.

Also, Steve Martin is 64 this year, and still looks mostly the same. And if you think that 2009 couldn’t get any worse, imagine the unexpected death of Martin. What a tragic goddamn thought. My apologies. Here’s the trailer:

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