Ongoing Hollywood relationships are relatively rare, so it’s interesting when a creative team reunites for another project. It’s of particular interest when the previous undertaking was a strong one.
Judd Apatow, Nicholas Stoller and Jason Segel came together in a big way with “Forgetting Sarah Marshall,” a huge success both critically and commercially. So when “The Five Year Engagement” came along – getting the band back together, so to speak – the level of anticipation was high. But sometimes these collaborations aren’t meant to be recreated, and when they’re forced, they usually wind up falling flat.
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