Friday, October 9, 2009
Three sets of slackening spouses pack up and ship off to “Eden,” a tropical marriage rehab resort, to try to strengthen their holy unions. Actually, only one couple, played by a frigid Jason Bateman and Kristen Bell in business-class chic, hopes to rediscover marital bliss. The others attend at the promise of paradise and to round out the discounted group rate.
Of course, Vince Vaughn and Malin Akerman have lost a sense of each other in the day-to-day, and Jon Favreau can barely stifle a shudder at the sight of his wife, played by Kristin Davis (the feeling is mutual for Davis). A newly-separated Faizon Love also tags along with a fly-fab barely-legal to provide pratfalls, racial stereotypes, and old-guy-with-a-young-gal jokes a-plenty. So rest assured: this should prove a learning experience for everyone.
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