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This review is from: Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2-Disc Extended Cut) [Blu-ray] (Blu-ray)
The only way to describe this film, as many have said before is by calling it a "Marmite" film. You either hate it, or you love it. However unlike Marmite, I love Anchorman.
Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) is the famous and successful anchorman for KVWN-TV Channel 4 Evening News, his news team consists of lead field reporter Brian Fantana (Paul Rudd), sportscaster Champion "Champ" Kind (David Koechner), and mentally retarded chief meteorologist Brick Tamland (Steve Carell). However the face of Channel 4 evening news is about to change with the introduction of Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate) as a news reporter; bearing in mind this is set in 1975 having a female news reporter was unprecedented.
Veronica & Ron strike up a relationship, however will she trample over Ron to get to the top, or will she be happy in a mediocre role at Channel 4 news?
This film is packed with tons of laughs & memorable quotes. A brilliant cameo from Jack Black is a possible show stealer & then there is the fight between the news teams. The single greatest fight scene in a film ever, it is completely ridiculous & un-realistic, however somehow it manages to work. Steve Carrel's character is my favourite as he plays the retarded Brick.
There are so many brilliant individual scenes, like the news reporters musical number, Ron telling his dog to stop speaking Spanish & the fight scene.
The blu-ray also features the special "lost" film. It is made up of deleted scenes, un-used scenes & plots that were not chosen, much like the film it is very funny.