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Old March 29 2012, 02:43 AM   #1
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Anchorman 2 will DESTROY the Top 376 Films of ALL TIME!

http://youtu.be/MrNA7RjU91I

It's happening...and I'm stoked.
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Old March 29 2012, 03:10 AM   #2
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Re: Anchorman 2 will DESTROY the Top 376 Films of ALL TIME!

Huh.

You know, I've got to say I was never much impressed with the first movie.

Maybe I'll give another watch and re-think.
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Old March 29 2012, 03:17 AM   #3
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I know the first movie is popular, but to me it always seemed like the premise of a comedy short had been stretched to feature length to make it. There are funny moments, but overall it's just to thin for me to remember it all that fondly.
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Old March 29 2012, 03:24 AM   #4
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Re: Anchorman 2 will DESTROY the Top 376 Films of ALL TIME!

The general "idea" of it was pretty funny but I think some elements went too... broad. Like the Steve Carrel character losing his arm in an alley fight (!) and stuff along those lines. It should've, I think, stayed more strictly as a comedic parody of 1970s news media and the machismo in it.
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Old March 29 2012, 03:28 AM   #5
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Re: Anchorman 2 will DESTROY the Top 376 Films of ALL TIME!

^I know that I watched Anchorman, but I don't even remember that scene or much else about the movie.
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Old March 29 2012, 03:56 AM   #6
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Huh. I thought this was something I missed last night

But apparently the Ron Burgundy announcement is tonight on an all new Conan.

Snafu? Jumping the gun teamcoco?

I know the episodes are filmed like in the afternoon.
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Old March 29 2012, 06:15 AM   #7
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This was one of those movies that the first time I watched it, I didn't quite get the hype. But then as I caught bits and pieces of it on TV and watched it a couple more times over the years, it really grew on me. I heartily welcome a sequel.
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Old March 29 2012, 01:42 PM   #8
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This is a joke thread. It has to be.
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Old March 29 2012, 01:56 PM   #9
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Re: Anchorman 2 will DESTROY the Top 376 Films of ALL TIME!

The first had a few good one-liners, but overall yeah.... not that impressed. Allegedly, it gets better with repeat viewings, but I wouldn't know.
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Old March 29 2012, 02:11 PM   #10
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Yeah I've only ever seen it the once and I wasn't that impressed, and I went with a group and I think I was the one who found it the funniest! I recall the alley fight being funny but the rest...nah not so much.

Ferrell's best roles are still the smaller appearances rather than as the star (ie Mugatu)
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Old March 29 2012, 02:51 PM   #11
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So Will Ferrell has reached the conclusion we all came to 5 years ago; he'll never make anything as good as Anchorman. But a sequel? Really? Kinda seems desperate to me.

And Trekker, it wasn't Steve Carell's character who lost his arm, it was a rival news team member played by Luke Wilson.
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Old March 29 2012, 03:27 PM   #12
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Yeah, Steve Carell's character had all his digits, just not all of his marbles: "I love lamp."
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Old March 29 2012, 03:38 PM   #13
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LOUD NOISES!
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Old March 29 2012, 03:50 PM   #14
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I killed a guy with a trident!
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Old March 29 2012, 04:22 PM   #15
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Yeah, about that, you may want to lay low for a while.
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