No Matter How Hard He Tries, Rainn Wilson Is No Jack Black

Oct. 27 2008, Published 7:07 a.m. ET

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RHYTHM AND BOOS Wilson If the plot of Rainn WIlson's The Rocker sounds familiar, it's probably because you saw the movie a few years ago when it was called School of Rock. Unfortunately for Wilson, who will never top his Dwight Schrute character from The Office, no matter how hard he tries, his performance doesn't measure up to Jack Black's, a point that movie reviewers really wanted to get across. In fact, it was so important that Black be praised in reviews for the The Rocker, that the secret movie reviewer society issued a memo this week instructing all reviewers to do just that. And did they ever oblige:

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