Vaughn and Wilson are Silicon Valley crashers

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The Internship

Here’s why Google is so successful: It’s figured out a way for Twentieth Century Fox to make a two-hour Google commercial disguised as a summer comedy. “The Internship” is nominally a vehicle for Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson, but make no mistake: Every frame of this film testifies to the grand hipster chic of the world’s largest Internet company. How’s the movie as a movie? Obvious, predictable, dopey, sentimental — and pretty entertaining for all that. Vaughn and Wilson play two unemployed appliance salesman — chum for the economic downturn — who fast-talk their way into a summer internship program. It’s the kind of Hollywood formula product that proves why the formula’s so hard to kill: simultaneously easy to like and impossible to respect.

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