Steve Carell

The Big Short

A lot of white guys in nice suits lost their riches in the financial collapse of 2008, and a few white guys in suits (and one notable one in bare feet) profited off the bust. It all stemmed from said bare-footed San Jose doctor/number-cruncher Michael Burry (Christian Bale) predicting the pattern that would end up …

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Foxcatcher

SYNOPSIS: Based on true events, FOXCATCHER tells the dark and fascinating story of the unlikely and ultimately tragic relationship between an eccentric multi-millionaire and two champion wrestlers. When Olympic Gold Medal winning wrestler Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) is invited by wealthy heir John du Pont (Steve Carell) to move on to the du Pont estate …

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The Way Way Back

Liam James stars (in the Chris Makepeace role) as Duncan, an introverted 14-year-old, who’s dragged along when his well-meaning mom (Toni Collette) and her asshat boyfriend Trent (Steve Carell, in a nicely smarmy turn) decide to spend the summer at Trent’s beach house. Desperate to get away from the adults, Duncan seeks refuge at Water …

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Date Night

Director Shawn Levy (Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian) knows this, and gleefully hands the wheel of this silly but often hilarious mistaken-identity caper over to the two gifted comedic actors, whose ease with each other and the (obvious) improvisational flourishes they add to the material make the whole thing hugely enjoyable. The …

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