starring Steve Carell and Tina Fey, two of TV's funniest people.
They play Phil and Claire Foster, a married
couple having dinner and are mistaken for a pair of blackmailers.
They were only out trying to recapture
some of the spark in their stale relationship.
I liked just about everything, but it gets
a little too serious and corny at times, and a scene about pole
dancing could just as well .
Overall, it had a little for everyone and
enough for me to go.been left out
Date Night has
a remarkable plot device (borrowed from North by Northwest)
, a couple of very funny people (on loan from TV, and a director
with a successful but questionable track record.
Put them all together, and you get a slightly
funny comedy with a formula script heading toward an obvious
There are giggles galore thanks to the
chemistry between its stars, but ultimately it's humorous without
The movie Date Night is a conservative
comedy with mainstream values.
But as great as the two lead stars might
be, they are unable to turn around the direction of unnecessary
material and forgettable action/comedies.
No one is going to remember this film in
a month, or maybe in some cases the day after seeing it (in my
I was disappointed in this foolish and
reckless adventure escapade.