Perygl Reviews: Anchorman 2

A classy review from Perygl Productions’ Rich Hanbury.


After a nine year absence from the big screen Ron Burgundy and the team are back, this time staying classy in the Big Apple, eighties style. The film marks the fifth big screen collaboration between actor/writer Will Ferrell and director writer Adam Mckay and it is this team that tends to produce the veteran comedy star’s stronger vehicles, the previous four consisting of the original Anchorman, Talladega Nights, Step Brothers and The Other Guys. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues continues this tradition and cements Ron Burgundy’s status as Ferrell’s signature character. Before Ron Burgundy, the actor’s most successful roles were Old School’s ‘Frank the Tank’ and Elf, however it was the seventies newsreader that resonated most with audiences and it is the character that has formed the basis for the bulk of the actor’s other comedy film creations. The generally misinformed, sharply dressed, jazz flute loving dinosaur and his equally…

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