‘Dinner for Schmucks’ serves up lite fare

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Steve Carell and Paul Rudd shine in this otherwise weightless summer comedy. Up-and-coming funnyman Zach Galifianakis also adds some much needed spice to this dinner, rounding out an all-star comic cast.

Unfortunately, a good cast can’t make up for a weak plot. Dinner for Schmucks is painfully predictable in its efforts to deliver comedy and feel-good movie magic. There’s nothing new here except some wonderfully creative mouse taxidermy dioramas and some solid acting performances.

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