Get Smart dir. Peter Segal (2008) A respectful film adaptation of the original TV series. The script remains like-minded in its humour, and where not altogether faithful makes savvy choices—most notably in having 99 senior to 86. Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway and Alan Arkin are perfectly cast.
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42 Word Review: Despicable Me dir. Pierre Coffin & Chris Renaud
Despicable Me dir. Pierre Coffin & Chris Renaud (2010) Amidst a glut of animated films, Despicable Me is one of the few that remain consistently funny and engaging. Gru, the ingeniously drawn and distinctively voiced (by Steve Carell) Cold War -styled supervillain, is one of the great characters of modern cinema.