Posts Tagged ‘Steve Carell’
One of the more overpraised films of 2014, "Foxcatcher" is a deeply odd character exploration that eventually gets lost in its own dirge-like fog.
A masterpiece of mood that subverts expectations of explosive moments and steadily simmers under your skin.
"Anchorman 2" is more of the same, which is to say uproarious laughter interspersed between epic long, dull stretches.
Are three or four really tremendous laughs worth a 10-spot and two hours of your time? I vote no, and I got to see "Anchorman 2" for free.
Unambitious but entertaining, "Despicable Me 2" reprises the original with cool gadgets, plus a little romance for Gru.
Despite popular protestations to the contrary, "The Office" still had plenty of comedic juice during its final season.
Surprisingly subtle within a genre steeped in sap, this summer vacation dramedy is often refreshingly reserved, but it also proves that less isn't always more.
More of the same: a light, amusing, rather unambitious but agreeable piece of entertainment for little kiddies and patient parents.