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Wednesday, 14 May 2014
Anchorman 1 & 2 directed by Adam McKay
Reviewed by Nancy
“Anchorman: The Legend of Ron
Burgandy” Chaos and calamity in the news ...
Meet anchorman, Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) and his crazy TV News 4
team. Things are fine and funny with Ron in front of the lens, but when new
reporter. Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate), joins them, she soon
shows she is much better then Ron, but he falls hard for her. Their romance
though is rivaled by their professional competitiveness. Soon Veronica becomes
the anchor as Ron doesn’t show up on time, having been in a vehicular accident
involving throwing a burrito out his car window which it lands on a
motorcyclist. Slapstick, implausible plot and ridiculously exaggerated
characters create the desired effect: to laugh out loud. Steve Carell is very
funny as Brick Tamland, the weatherman. He really delivers deadpan comedy.
“Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” so ridiculous, its’ funny
Will Ferrell as
co-anchor Ron Burgundy makes a come-back as he rounds up his old news team to
square off against a new rival who takes the news seriously as well as his
looks. But Ron decided to present fascicle sensationalistic and bathroom humour
news that spikes the ratings sky-high for the GNN (Global Network News). First
he was fired with his wife taking over as an anchor and now he’s back in the
game and his ego flies high. Setbacks including blindness and loneliness change
his character and he longs to be a better dad and regain his wife even the best
of actors are willing to play a tiny bit moment of a role in if the film stars
Will Ferrel. You either love him or hate him. Vulgar jokes and profanity
somehow work as Ferrell makes fun of everyone in broadcasting. Steve Carell,
Paul Rudd and David Koechner make a good team for Ferrell and for Ron Burgundy.
(This film was viewed, compliments of Le SuperClub Videotron, 5000, rue
Wellington, in Verdun, Quebec.)
(Ce film a été visionné, avec les compliments
de Le SuperClub Videotron, 5000, rue Wellington, à Verdun, Québec.)