Originally Posted by logicalnoise
Saw this today and what a great and consistently funny flick. Steve made max smart his own in this and the supporting cast helped in every way. Lots of great comedy. Decent action and it's obvious that the film makers had the original series well in mind while making this. Glad to see it beat the crap out of the love guru as well.
Really? I saw this today and LOL'd once...and it wasn't Steve Carell's line either! Alan Arkin's "swordfish" line! Genius! I absolutely LOVE Carell, but it almost felt like he went through the motions here. He is MUCH funnier than this. Anne Hathaway stole this film on her looks alone. Someone else I heard said it best, this movie would have been great 10 years ago. It's been done over and over again that it just fell flat for me. Apparently I wasn't the only one either as the theater wasn't laughing much at all and it was pretty well packed. If you have seen the trailers, you've seen the movie.
As for the Love Guru, I thought that might be funny, but I'm hearing bad things about it all around that I'll wait for it to hit disc. Maybe I should have seen "The Zohan" instead?