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Just What America Needs?

17 Aug

In the kind-of annoying trifle Paper Heart, comedian Charlyne Yi (who you might remember from Knocked Up) plays herself in a mock documentary about love.

She claims she doesn’t believe in it, and so she heads off with her director and friend Nick Jasenovec to interview random folks across the country about why they believe in it.

Along the way, she meets and develops a not-love (or is it?) relationship with Michael Cera. Sounds cute enough, but the film actually shares quite a bit of fakery with other mockumentaries, such as Sasha Baron Cohen’s Borat or Bruno. Continue reading