Posts tagged "Steve Carell"

Movie Review: Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Movie Review: Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
ANCHORMAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES Genre: Comedy Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 119 mins. Premise: After being fired from his nightly reporting gig, legendary newsman Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) moves over to a 24-hour news station called GNN, and brings his whole Channel 4 News Team with him.  Ron and Co. spark a late night revolution... Read more »

Movie Review: The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (**1/2)

Movie Review: The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (**1/2)
THE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERSTONE Genre: Comedy Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 100 mins. Premise: Las Vegas magician duo Burt Wonderstone and Anton Marvelton (Steve Carell and Steve Buscemi) find their increasingly outdated act, and tenuous friendship, threatened by a new, risk-taking performance artist named Steve Gray (Jim Carrey). Behind-the-Scenes: Screenwriters Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley also wrote the... Read more »

Movie Catch-Up: Seeking a Friend, Abraham Lincoln, Safety

Movie Catch-Up: Seeking a Friend, Abraham Lincoln, Safety
In addition to Brave last weekend, I also caught these other flicks in the theater… Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (***1/2).  A fairly clever and compelling romantic comedy, with great lead performances from Steve Carell and Keira Knightley.  The plot developments prove a little too convenient at times, but the apocalyptic... Read more »
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Movie Review: Despicable Me (**)

Despicable Me.  95 mins.  PG.  Directed by Pierre Coffin & Chris Renaud.  Written by Ken Daurio.  Starring the voices of Steve Carell, Jason Segel, Russell Brand, Will Arnett, Kristen Wiig, and Julie Andrews. It’s telling that in a movie featuring the voices of a bevy of talented comedians in roles big (Steve Carell) and small... Read more »

Steve Carell is Leaving 'The Office' and I'm OK With This

Steve Carell made it clear on the red carpet for his new movie Despicable Me that the next season of The Office will be his last.  He signed on for seven seasons, and next season will be his seventh.  He feels that it’s time for him, and Michael Scott, to move on. I’m not all... Read more »