Ted Baxter from the old Mary Tyler Moore
Show was one of my all-time funny guys, which is similar
to the character Ron Burgundy, played by Will Ferrell.
Ferrell holds this movie together and keeps
it from being just a bunch of jokes involving a guy acting like
an idiot, but makes it work with his outstanding performance.
The film's humor might not be for everyone,
but there's enough and plenty left over to make it one of the
summer's most fun and enjoyable movies for me.
Silly and stupid, and in the same vein
as Dumb and Dumber, comes Anchorman: The Legend of
It's a look back at the male-dominated
news industry of the 1970s, complete with male chauvinism, womanizing,
and rising feminism.
It's funnier than even I would have thought.
It's hard to watch without thinking about your local team up
there on the big screen.
Satire? I think they've hit the nail on
is a film that turns a sarcastic eye towards the behind-the-scenes
goings on at a live local T.V. news station.
This picture is presented in the most goofy
way imaginable, with over-the-top & intentionally silly comedy
that makes a point of what it was like for women journalists
in this industry during the 70s.
is what we affectionately call a moron movie, and, as such, it