Tag - Steve Carell

Win Date Night on DVD!

Comedy gurus Steve Carell and Tina Fey star in Date Night, a comedy of misadventure during a more than a run-of-the-mill date night for a typical suburban couple. Fox is releasing it on DVD with loads of extras, and we have three copies to...

Gru from Despicable Me

Wayhomer Review #26: Despicable Me

Episode #26 for Despicable Me, in which our protagonist is so distracted by enjoying the film, he says “stars” instead of “cups” and neglects to mention the great music by Pharrell Williams. Also, he defends films...

Wayhomer Review #15: Date Night

Episode #15 for Date Night, in which our protagonist talks about marketing brilliance, the danger of including incredibly funny outtakes on a so-so funny film, and the terrible trap of the title. Direct link for the feedreaders. Previous...

Win Get Smart on Blu-Ray!

Get Smart was rare in that it was an adaptation of a television show that actually had a bit of reverence for its primary source material and was actually, at times, amusing. Now we’ve got five copies of it on Blu-Ray from Warner...

Stuff: Of Three Stooges, Nine and 13

There’s pop culture stuff out there. And sites that want to tell you about them. And we want to do it quickly so you can get on with your lives. You’re welcome. Okay, if I wasn’t jazzed about the prospect of Nine, I am now...

Stuff: Ernest Borgnine, Acting Machine

Jordan Ladd and Sally Kellerman will star in The Wishing Well for the Hallmark Channel. Do you need to know that? No. What you need to know is that also on board is Ernest Borgnine and this will be his 200th movie. He was in The Black Hole...

Jack Bauer from 24

Stuff: Jack Bauer Gets Prequelized

24: Exile is the TV-movie event thing that precedes the seventh season of 24. It’s broadcast November 23rd, is available on DVD November 25th with ten more minutes of footage, Season 7 sneak peak, featurettes, commentary and more stuff...

Get Smart (2008) – Movie Review

Written by: Tom J. Astle & Matt Ember, based on the show by Mel Brooks & Buck HenryDirected by: Peter SegalStarring: Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Alan Arkin, Dwayne Johnson, Terence Stamp My Advice: Rental. Maxwell Smart (Carell)...

Headsup for March 25, 2008

An ongoing attempt to make sense of the onslaught of new swag that people want you to buy. Should you? I’ll try and help. Dan in Real Life is a bit of surprise: it’s a comedy that came under the radar that lacked the CG-oompah of...