“We insure your dreams.” That’s the slogan of fictional BrownStar Insurance agency in a newish farce starring Ed Helms of The Office. The movie melds Will Ferrell-esque buffoonery and double entendres with tenderhearted moments nearly as sweet as the butterscotch candy Ed’s character, Tim Lippe, hands out a little too enthusiastically.

The movie is called “Cedar Rapids.” The story? Insurance. You read that right. Besides, where other than an industry weekend retreat would insurance agents and adjusters flock for self-discovery, with a side of Dionysian delights and methamphetamine? When Lippe arrives at the conference locale, he becomes intoxicated with the grounds, the excitement, and the  “chlorine perfume” wafting from the hotel pool. (He moves on to cream sherry at the evening mixer).

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