Margaret Lyons
December 23, 2010 AT 03:58 PM EST

Cedar Rapids may be pushing its cred — Sundance selection, it’s a Fox Searchlight movie, the costuming is ostensibly drab and unflattering — but it sure looks like a mainstream goofball comedy to me. Come for Ed Helms, John C. Reilly, and Rob Corddry being silly; stay for Isiah Whitlock Jr. making a joke about The Wire. And Anne Heche as a red-head. (And Alia Shawkat as a prostitute.)

I like a good nerd-lets-loose story, and Ed Helms does the uptight-guy schtick as well as it can possibly be done.

Are you looking forward to Cedar Rapids?

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