Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig provide two excellent central performances in an otherwise fairly unremarkable quirkfest.
The film is a dark comedy, which begins with the estranged central siblings both feeling suicidal. This inspires them to come back together, where they run a magnifying glass over each other's lives.
Neither character is particularly likeable, but the film really gets by on the frankly golden chemistry between SNL alumni Hader and Wiig.
The first act plods and falters, but it becomes…
Hands down the funniest film to have Judd Apatow's name attached to it, Anchorman is already a comedy classic only eight years after its initial release. Many of its quotes are ingrained in popular culture and the mere mention of the film's name causes most human beings to spew forth with quotes.
Every scene of the film crackles with quotable dialogue: Adam McKay and Will Ferrell's script being up amongst the funniest Hollywood has ever produced. In Ron Burgundy, Ferrell…