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The trouble-plagued new production of The Stepford Wives, based on Ira Levin’s novel and the 1975 film version, is a predictable wreck of a movie, with Paul Rudnick one-liners taking the place of narrative sense. The notion of the filmmakers, including director Frank Oz and Rudnick, was to exploit the comic possibilities in Levin’s gimmicky thriller about husbands in a Connecticut bedroom community who turn their wives into sexy housecleaning robots. Wh

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